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Author
WHO - World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia
Title
HIV/AIDS in the South-East Asia Region
Imprint
WHO - World Health Organization, New Delhi, March 2007, 54 pp
ISBN/ISSN
978 92 9022 244 6
Url
http://www.searo.who.int/LinkFiles/AIDS_SEARO-Report07.pdf
Abstract

"Despite...important achievements, the overall coverage of prevention and treatment services in the Region is still too low to make an epidemiological impact...The widespread stigma and discriminatory national laws hinder marginalized populations from accessing HIV prevention and treatment services. In addition, weak health infrastructure, limited human resources, lack of access to diagnostics and drugs, and unpredictable funding hamper the expansion of prevention, treatment and care services.
To combat the HIV epidemic and reach the goal of universal access by 2010, there is an urgent need to accelerate the scale-up of HIV testing, prevention, care and treatment services and ensure robust strategic information to monitor and guide the national response to the HIV epidemic. Improved health systems, sustained finances and increased capacities of human resources are critical for a successful response."

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  • World Health Organization Regional Office for South-East Asia, HIV/AIDS in the South-East Asia Region: Progress Report 2010, WHO - World Health Organization, 2010, 96 pp. (Also available at http://203.90.70.117/PDS_DOCS/B4602.pdf) [ Details... ]