Of the 33.2 million people living with HIV a third are estimated to also be infected with Mycobacterium tuberculosis.
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AIDS 2010: Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission: Maternal Health and Elimination of Pediatric HIV/AIDS
According to the latest data, significant progress has been made in delivering prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) services in low- and middle-income countries.
To date responses to the epidemic have been largely individualistic, bypassing families.
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The UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities came into force in international law in 2008.
Understanding factors and mechanisms, cellular pathways, viral features and immune interaction of mucosal HIV transmission should provide important insight to design prevention methods to interrupt transmission.
Three years after the adoption of the WHO/UNAIDS Guidance on Provider-Initiated HIV Testing and Counseling, universal access to HIV testing remains a distant goal.
AIDS 2010: Know Your Epidemic, Know Your Response: MSM and Their Needs in Low- and Middle-Income Countries
Around the world HIV continues to spread among men who have sex with men (MSM).
AIDS 2010: Providing Leadership on Critical HIV/AIDS Issues: An Appeal by and to Members of Parliament
The severe stigma attached to HIV makes it a sensitive and often politically unattractive issue to champion.
Integration of services is a key challenge in the global response to the HIV and TB epidemics.