End AIDS as a public health threat by 2030.
This ambitious goal, set by UNAIDS and endorsed by 193 countries earlier this year as part of the Sustainable Development Goals, would have been unimaginable a decade ago. In 2004 alone, 1.5 million people in sub-Saharan Africa died of AIDS and HIV-related causes (World Health Organization). Since then, the number of HIV-related deaths has been nearly halved: in 2014 HIV-related deaths had dropped to an estimated 790,000.
The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) aims to put an end to the AIDS epidemic around the world by 2030, Michel Sidibe, the executive director of UNAIDS, said Friday in an interview to Sputnik organized with the UN ...
ADDIS ABABA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The world can end the AIDS epidemic by 2030, the United Nations said on Tuesday, highlighting global success in rolling out life-saving drugs over the last 15 years.
With last week's exciting announcement by UNAIDS, highlighting remarkable progress in meeting the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) related to HIV and AIDS, the end of the epidemic has never been more clearly in our sights. For th...
The first World AIDS Day since political leaders committed to ending the epidemic by 2030 as part of the United Nations-led Sustainable Development Goals has generated “new hope” to break the epidemic and keep it from rebounding.