UNAIDS Report Shows Mixed Global Progress In HIV Prevention, Decline In Funding

U.N. News: ‘Greater urgency’ needed in fight against HIV/AIDS, warns U.N. agency, amidst $1 billion investment cuts
“The U.N. program leading the global effort to end AIDS is calling for greater urgency and more funding in the fight against the disease, with data showing that the pace of progress in reducing new HIV infections is slowing, and some countries experiencing a rising number of cases. The news comes in a new UNAIDS report, Communities at the Centre, launched on Tuesday at a community event in Eshowe, South Africa, which also shows that the global resources available for the AIDS response have declined ‘significantly,’ by nearly $1 billion…” (7/16).

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