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“Winning” war against HIV/AIDS, says UN head of agency

We are winning the war against HIV/AIDS but countries need to stay focused, the head of the agency dedicated to fight the epidemic has said.

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HIV: 17 million worldwide now accessing life-saving medicines

There has been an “extraordinary scale-up” in the number of people living with HIV who are now accessing life-saving medicines, according to a new UN report.

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Panama’s First Lady: Empowering girls is key to beating HIV

Ending the HIV and AIDS epidemic will not be possible without doing more to prevent the world’s 1.8 billion teenagers from being exposed to the disease, the World Health Organization (WHO) believes.

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Drug policy needs to focus on “regulation, not prohibition”

Governments need to start focusing on control and regulation of drug markets, rather than the traditional policy of prohibition.

That’s according to the UN Secretary-General’s Special Envoy on HIV and AIDS in Eastern Europe and Central Asia, Michel Kazatchkine.

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Beating HIV epidemic “requires scaling up harm reduction”

Efforts to eliminate HIV are working but they should be scaled up massively if the virus is to be beaten, UNAIDS said Friday.

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Russia moving “from despair to hope” in fight against HIV/AIDS

Russia is moving “from despair to hope” in its efforts to address HIV/AIDS, a senior UN official has said.

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UN and Africa: focus on HIV/AIDS, African Development Week and Gabon economy

Mandela grandsons say HIV/AIDS can be defeated by 2030

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1 in 8 people living with HIV denied health care: UN

One in eight people living with HIV is being denied health care because of the stigma associated with the virus, according to the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS).

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World on “Fast Track” to end AIDS by 2030

Although the number of people receiving treatment for HIV has doubled over the past five years, the UN is pushing to make sure even more people can access these life-saving services.

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Adolescent health care targeted by UN

Young people around the world are expected to benefit from new guidelines issued by the UN aimed at improving adolescent health.

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