Get on the Fast-Track: the life-cycle approach to HIV

UNAIDS

In this report, UNAIDS is announcing that 18.2 million people now have access to HIV treatment. The Fast-Track response is working. Increasing treatment coverage is reducing AIDS-related deaths among adults and children. But the life-cycle approach has to include more than just treatment. Tuberculosis (TB) remains among the commonest causes of illness and death among people living with HIV of all ages, causing about one third of AIDS-related deaths in 2015. These deaths could and should have been prevented.

November 28, 2016
Year of publication
2016
Resource types
Reports and Fact sheets
Tags
life-cycle approach, UNAIDS, Fast-Track approach, treatment, antiretroviral therapy, antiretroviral drugs, ARVs, ART, access to treatment, girls, young women, HIV prevention, high-risk groups, adherence, testing rates, HIV counseling and testing (HCT), HIV testing, treatment targets, drug resistance, human papillomavirus (HPV), TB, tuberculosis, key populations, PMTCT, prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT), Start Free Stay Free AIDS Free, adolescence, prevention gaps, older people living with HIV, HIV and ageing, life cycle

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