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AIDS TODAY: THE FACTS, FIGURES, AND TRAJECTORY OF A GLOBAL ILLNESS

HIV/AIDS facts, figures, and trajectory of a global illness Over much of the last 30 years, HIV/AIDS contraction has accelerated. But it has finally stabilized. PERCENT OF ADULT POPULATION LIVING WITH HIV/AIDS Western and Central Europe Eastern Europe and Central Asia North America (2 <1 Middle East and Narth Africa East Asia .3 Caribbean South Asia 4. 4.7 .2 Latin Americal Sub-Saharan Africa Oceania o Globally, 35.3 million adults and children are living with HIV/AIDS of the world's 0.8% population Yet nowhere is hit like Sub-Saharan Africa Home to 2/3 of the people living with HIV/AIDS 88% of the world's infected children 075% of the AIDS deaths evidence of global progress 2001 - 2012 adults and children living with HIV 2001 30 million 2012 35 million enhancements in therapies have led to higher survival rates new HIV infections 2001 3.4 million 2012 2.3 million deaths due to AIDS 2001 1.9 million 2012 1.6 million prevelance in young adults ages 15-24 2001 4% males 2012 3% males 2001 7% females 2012 5% females over the last decade, the 30 countries highlighted below have seen new infections decline by more than 50% they represent 1/3 of the world's population what brought about this dramatic shift? • improved diagnostic methods with technology, rural clinics are now receiving faster results and have better tracking of distant and nomadic patients sms • anti-retroviral prevention methods improved access lowers threat of transmission and increases quality of life for those affected eligible for anti-retroviral 15.9M therapy (ART) through World Health Organization in 2010 those eligible nearly but just 1/3 are currently taking treatments • voluntary male circumcision this is recognized as an additional, important strategy for the prévention of heterosexually acquired HIV infection in countries with high HIV incidence and low numbers of circumcised males potential to avert 1/5 of new infections • scalable solutions treatment models are being created for high risk demographics and then exported elsewhere • progress in fighting the stigma surrounding being HIV/AIDS positive with knowledge comes a greater increase in diagnostic measures, treatment and support in opinion polls across the U.S. percent thinking HIV/AIDS can be spread through sharing a drinking glass 1985 44% 25% 2011 touching a toilet seat 1985 31% 16% 2011 percent who are "very comfortable working with someone who has HIV/AIDS 1997 32% 49% 2011 percent who know someone who has been diagnosed with or has died from HIV/AIDS 1983 2% 41% 2011 how much pre judice and discrimination do you think people living with HIV/AIDS suffer from? 51% 2000 33% 8% 2% 14% 49 a little 2011 40% 37% a lot some none HIV/AIDS is one of several worldwide concems addresşed by the Millennium Development Goals we are making extreme progress on CITATIONS http://www.yale.edu/yaw/world.html http://www.unaids.org/en/dataanalysis/datatools/aidsinfo/ http://www.amfar.org/around-the-world/treat-asia/aids-in-asia/hiv-aids-in-asia/ http://www.unaids.org/en/media/unaids/contentassets/documents/epidemiolo- gy/2013/gr2013/UNAIDS_Global_Report_2013_en.pdf http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_countries_by_population http://www.un.org/millenniumgoals/aids.shtml http://www.unicef.org/aids/zambia_65520.html http://www.avac.org/ht/d/sp/i/422/pid/422 http://www.who.int/hiv/data/ARTeligibility2013.png http://www.unaids.org/en/media/unaids/contentassets/documents/epidemiolo- gy/2013/gr2013/UNAIDS_Global_Report_2013_en.pdf http://www.gatesfoundation.org/What-We-Do/Global-Health/HIV http://thinkprogress.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/HIV-AIDS-Public-Opinion.pdf BROUGHT TO YOU BY: http://www.bestmasterofscienceinnursing.com

AIDS TODAY: THE FACTS, FIGURES, AND TRAJECTORY OF A GLOBAL ILLNESS

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An analysis of the international situation, numbers and facts.

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