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AIDS-related deaths and new HIV infections have dropped – UN

AIDS-related deaths and new HIV infections have dropped – UN

The number of AIDS-related deaths and the rate of new HIV infections have both dropped dramatically as access to better treatments has increased, according to a new report from the U.N. AIDS-related deaths fell to 1.6 million in 2012, a decline of 30% from 2005 when the death toll was at its highest. The…

Zimbabwe’s sustained progress towards “Getting to Zero” – UNAIDS

Zimbabwe’s sustained progress towards “Getting to Zero” – UNAIDS

Zimbabwe is an example of political commitment and progress in the AIDS response. Although it is one of the countries most affected by the HIV epidemic in sub-Saharan Africa, with an adult HIV prevalence of 15%, the country has achieved and sustains universal coverage of treatment to prevent mother-to-child-transmission of…