United Nations Reports on Status of the AIDS Epidemic

A. S. L.
June 2006
Lesbian -- Gay Law Notes;Jun2006, p119
The article focuses on an annual report issued by the United Nations AIDS Program. The report revealed that much of Africa and Asia the new cases were still increasing, that prevention efforts and medication were unevenly distributed, and that 4.1 million people were newly infected and 2.8 million died from HIV-related causes in 2005, the last year for which there is reasonably full data. The report also noted that several large countries with significant numbers of HIV cases, including the U.S., had failed to respond to information gathering that would help to track the effectiveness of prevention efforts.


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