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Eswatini is the first African country to achieve 95-95-95 global HIV target

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Eswatini is the first African country to achieve 95-95-95 global HIV target. This means that 95% of people living with HIV in Eswatini know their status, that 95% of people who know their HIV-positive status are accessing treatment and that 95% of people on treatment have suppressed viral load. Eswatini, a tiny country of just over a million people in southern Africa, has one of the highest HIV prevalence rates in the world: 27% of adults live with the disease.Read More »Eswatini is the first African country to achieve 95-95-95 global HIV target

Advocates Demand Structural Changes to All Future International AIDS Conferences

Two years ago, the International AIDS Society (IAS) chose the United States of America (U.S.) as the site for the 2020 International AIDS Conference (AIDS2020). Community advocates argued that the U.S. was an inappropriate choice given legal travel restrictions on sex workers, people who use drugs, and Muslims, which would have made it very difficult for members of these communities to enter the country.

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