International AIDS Notes

A. S. L.
December 2006
Lesbian -- Gay Law Notes;Dec2006, p238
The article presents information on the estimations of the UNAIDS on the increasing number of HIV affected people and the HIV prevention programs of the organization. It is estimated that around 39.5 million people are living with HIV. During 2006, around 2.9 million reported deaths were attributed to AIDS.


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