Investments in global HIV/AIDS programs save lives. The new report (2010) by the United Nations’ programme on HIV/AIDS shows that the number of new infections and death from Aids are declining. Whilst progress has been made, the report also reveals that there is a sharp increase in new infections and Aids related deaths in other parts of the globe (i.e. Eastern Europe and central Asia) where the rates were lower. This mixed progress underlines the need for continued global efforts to fund HIV/AIDS programs.
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