September 30, 2015

Treat All People Living With HIV, Offer Antiretrovirals as Additional Prevention Choice for People at "Substantial" Risk

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NEW POLICIES COULD HELP AVERT MORE THAN 21 MILLION DEATHS AND 28 MILLION NEW INFECTIONS BY 2030

Anyone infected with HIV should begin antiretroviral treatment as soon after diagnosis as possible, WHO announced Wednesday. With its "treat-all" recommendation, WHO removes all limitations on eligibility for antiretroviral therapy (ART) among people living with HIV; all populations and age groups are now eligible for treatment.

September 10, 2015

Millennium Development Goals (MDGs): Progress Report on the Health-Related MDGs

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We earlier discussed the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). We defined it as 8 goals that UN Member States agreed to try to achieve by the year 2015. This article is a progress report on the health-related goals of that plan. UPDATE: Since 2016, the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) replaced the MDGs.