Friday , May 7 2021

HIV infection is increasing in the eastern Mediterranean region



The WHO Regional Office of the Eastern Mediterranean states that in recent years HIV has increased in new regions of HIV, while new HIV infections are increasing in the Eastern Mediterranean region.

The UN Office for Humanitarian Affairs (OHCA) said in a statement on the occasion of the World AIDS Day, that it is on 1 December and this year marks the 30th anniversary of the World AIDS Day.

The office has published a series of AIDS profiles which we have attached to the news.

The regional office said that there has been 28% increase in 29,000 in 2010 and 36,000 in 2017. These are the highest rates in all areas.

Despite the availability of survival of antiretroviral therapy, death rate among people living with HIV has increased in the region. It is estimated that 3,00,000 people in this region are infected with the virus, and only one-third of the people know that they are infected with the virus, while only 18% receive life-saving treatment.

In order to prevent this increase in the new HIV transition, World AIDS Day 2018 focuses on advocating for more relevant measures to prevent new infected infections, HIV diagnoses of people who are not aware of infectious people and are not aware of them. Providing life-saving treatment. Save their dignity and respect their human rights.

This year's campaign theme "Prevent New HIV Transition Now! Prevention-Testing-Treatment", and explains ongoing prevention, diagnosis, and treatment services to stop the increase in new infections.

Its purpose is to encourage access to comprehensive service packages to expand national program managers, policy makers, civil society and the private sector, to eliminate all barriers to prevention, testing and treatment, and access to those who need it.


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