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10 facts on HIV/AIDS

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HIV testing can help to ensure treatment for people in need.

Access to HIV testing and medicines should be dramatically accelerated in order to reach the goal of Ending AIDS by 2030. Approximately 150 million children and adults in 129 low- and middle-income countries reportedly received HIV testing services in 2014. However, HIV testing reach is still very limited, as only an estimated 54% of people with HIV know their infection status. WHO is working to update it guidelines on HIV testing services in 2016 examining innovative approaches such as HIV self-testing .

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