UNAIDS report shows that antiretroviral therapy is allowing people living with HIV to live longer.

UNAIDS ANNOUNCES 18.2 MILLION PEOPLE ON ANTIRETROVIRAL THERAPY, BUT WARNS THAT 15–24 YEARS OF AGE IS A HIGHLY DANGEROUS TIME FOR YOUNG WOMEN

New UNAIDS report shows that people are particularly vulnerable to HIV at certain points in their lives and calls for a life-cycle approach to find solutions for everyone at every stage of life.

The report contains detailed data on the complexities of HIV and reveals that girls’ transition to womanhood is a very dangerous time, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa.

The report also shows that the life-extending impact of treatment is working.

The report shows that antiretroviral therapy is allowing people living with HIV to live longer.

For the complete report and more information visit:

http://www.unaids.org/en/resources/presscentre/pressreleaseandstatementarchive/2016/november/20161121_PR_get-on-the-fast-track

2017-01-01T19:32:49+00:00