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HIV/AIDS

29 September 2010

World won't meet 2010 AIDS target

UN agencies warned that the world will fail to meet an end-2010 deadline for "universal" access to HIV/AIDS care and treatment.

UN agencies warned that the world will fail to meet an end-2010 deadline for "universal" access to HIV/AIDS care and treatment, while new crisis-driven funding cuts could unravel any gains.

Despite accelerating progress, the report covering 183 nations underlined that only one third of those in need worldwide have access to life-saving anti- retroviral drugs to counter the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) that causes AIDS.

 

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