HIV/AIDS

New HIV testing guidance to help reach the 90-90-90 targets

17 April 2015 – The WHO Department of HIV plans to release new guidance for countries concerning HIV testing services, which will include updated and consolidated recommendations. Countries are working towards the 90-90-90 targets proposed by UNAIDS, which call for a scale-up of HIV testing so that 90% of people with HIV are aware of their infection, 90% of people diagnosed with HIV are linked to antiretroviral treatment (ART) and 90% of those on ART adhere and have undetectable levels of HIV in their blood.

Defining 2016-2021 Global Health Sector Strategies

26 March 2015 – Global organizations and the public are invited to provide inputs into upcoming Global Health Sector Strategies for HIV, Viral Hepatitis and Sexually Transmitted Infections. The survey is available from the link below and is open to receive comments until 30 April 2015. More information on the Strategies' development process as well as background documents are also made available.

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11.7 million At the end of 2013, 11.7 million people had access to antiretroviral therapy in low- and middle-income countries.

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35 millionAt the end of 2013, 35 million people were living with HIV.

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28 million Over 28 million people are eligible for antiretroviral therapy, under WHO 2013 consolidated ARV guidelines.

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Global Health Sector Strategies for 2016-2021

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