This special session will discuss challenges for youth organizations dealing with HIV/AIDS.
HIV/AIDSSee more about HIV/AIDS
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This session will highlight how funding for HIV/AIDS has (and has not) strengthened health systems overall. Each panelist will address the question: Based on evidence collected so far, what conditions need to be present for HIV funding to strengthen health systems?
HIV epidemics among Men who have Sex with Men (MSM) are unfolding across Africa.
The Global Fund to fight AIDS, TB and Malaria was created in 2002 when the world realized it was failing to respond adequately to the AIDS epidemic, TB and malaria.
For more information on this session, including access to speaker presentations, please see the conference Programme-at-a-Glance.
Where Europe and Central Asia are in terms of HIV prevention, treatment and political commitment?
AIDS 2010: CLOSE THE GAPS: How to Counter the Retreat from HIV Treatment Scale Up; Current and Future Prospects for Scaling-Up Optimal AIDS Treatment
The past decade has shown that providing antiretroviral therapy (ART) makes clinical, social and economic sense. ART is bending all epidemiological curves, resulting in reduced morbidity and mortality, and recent research now shows that treatment also reduces HIV incidence. Despite this evidence, donors are shifting their focus away from AIDS just as efforts should be ramped up.
Of the 33.2 million people living with HIV a third are estimated to also be infected with Mycobacterium tuberculosis.
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.