Six innovations in Africa which changed the course of the HIV epidemic

WHO

Innovations around the world transformed the HIV efforts of countries into a global response capable of achieving Millennium Development Goal 6 and getting HIV treatment to almost 16 million people. The treatment programmes pioneered in Brazil, the prevention successes in Cambodia, India and Thailand and the enterprising efforts to reach key populations with HIV services in China and Ukraine are some of the examples that have inspired and informed programmes around the world.

Nevertheless, the innovations in national programmes have had the greatest impact in the African Region. Faced with the largest HIV epidemics in the world, many countries in the Region overcame formidable constraints to build public health responses to HIV powerful enough to turn the tide against their epidemics.

January 7, 2016
Year of publication
2015
Resource types
Briefs, Reports and Fact sheets
Tags
MDG 6, HIV treatment, public health

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