HIV/AIDS Leading Cause of Death for Women of Reproductive Age
“Through the Millennium Development Goals and the 2001 Declaration of commitment on HIV/AIDS, all United Nation member states have committed to a series of actions and concrete…targets to reverse the spread of HIV/AIDS,” he says.
However, the scorecard shows there’s much to be done to fulfill those commitments.
“There is widespread lack of accountability and transparency in national AIDS responses, meaning we do not have the information that we should about human and financial resources are being utilized and how well countries are meeting their agreed targets for the well-being of women and girls,” he says.
Economic downturn having an effect
The Score Card was launched by the
How some countries are dealing with this epidemic, from the Times of India:
....He added that various organisations working for welfare of HIV positive people have given suggestions and decided to target affected areas of the district. The organisations have also sought assistance from masses to fight against the menace.
Meesum added that steps are being taken to check the spread of the deadly disease especially in rural pockets, where people are usually shy to know about safe sex measures. Various awareness programmes would be organised on World Aids Day.
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