- Nearly 22 million people were accessing antiretroviral drugs in 2017, compared with 8 million in 2010.
In Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa and Zambia, Index Case Testing is used a method to target the people living with HIV who are not aware they have the virus.
The group and other NGOs send volunteers into the field to survey people and convince them to get tested.
"We have made remarkable progress in the global AIDS response, but key gaps remain to reaching HIV epidemic control", said Ambassador Deborah L. Birx, M.D., U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator and Special Representative for Global Health Diplomacy.
Awareness talks were given to the visitors going round the stalls on the importance of using condoms without fail for prevention of HIV and STI and RTI diseases. In 2017, 1.8 million people were newly infected and more than 40% of those affected still do not have access to treatment. There is a more than 30 per cent reduction in AIDS related deaths since 2010 and people living with HIV are living longer, healthier lives thanks to the sustained access to antiretroviral therapy.
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Commissioner of Health Dr. Howard Zucker said, "Expanding access to care is crucial to ending the epidemic, and the new regulations announced today will ensure that people get the help they need".
According to UNAIDS - United Nations AIDS department - around the world, 37 million people are living with HIV, the highest number ever, yet a quarter do not know that they have the virus. To date, the foundation has awarded more than $6 million in grants and directly educated more than 3.8 million young people across 70 countries about HIV. His dignity and hope will inspire people across the country and around the world - those with HIV, and also those of us who will always stand together with them. She added, "Access to confidential HIV testing is still an issue of concern. Tests are free and confidential so I urge all Bedford Borough residents to know your HIV status".
"In all this, we need the political will; we need the investment from governments, partners and private sectors, and most of all we need the communities to promote demand for HIV testing services".
The "Know your status" theme should also go beyond HIV services.
"Bringing federal resources to the battle against infectious diseases such as HIV has been a special focus of my public career, and the Trump administration is strongly committed to achieving the goals of our National HIV/AIDS Strategy".