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HIV/AIDS

30 December 2010

HIV/Aids: Top 10 for 2010

2010 has been an exciting year for the fight against HIV, with dramatic developments in biomedical HIV prevention.

This has been an exciting year for the fight against HIV, with dramatic developments in biomedical HIV prevention and a record five million people receiving life-prolonging treatment. It has also been a year fraught with funding difficulties and the continued discrimination against people living with HIV/Aids and other marginalised groups. Here are the picks from PlusNews coverage:

Two-hour TB test - In December, the UN World Health Organisation endorsed a new rapid test for TB that could potentially save millions of lives through earlier diagnosis.

 

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