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Malgré les progrès accomplis contre le VIH au cours des 15 dernières années et la disponibilité de méthodes de prévention et de traitement qui ont fait leurs preuves, le nombre annuel de nouvelles infections à VIH chez les adultes est resté stable dans le monde, à un niveau estimé de 1,9 million par an depuis 2010. En outre, on observe une résurgence des nouvelles infections à VIH au sein des populations clés dans certaines régions du monde.
Despite the progress made against HIV over the past 15 years and the availability of proven prevention and treatment methods, the annual number of new HIV infections among adults has remained static, at an estimated 1.9 million a year since 2010. Moreover, there has been resurgence of new HIV infections among key populations in some parts of the world.
Agenda for zero discrimination in health careUNAIDS and the Global Health Workforce Alliance are launching an Agenda for Zero Discrimination in Health Care. The agenda supports a vision for a world where everyone, everywhere, enjoys health services without discrimination and where the health workforce is empowered to provide discrimination-free services to all.
In January 2016 the World Health Organization (WHO) and UNAIDS carried out an in-depth review of the current status of Tuberculosis and HIV in Myanmar and of the collaborative activities implemented to address these diseases. The review was conducted in close collaboration with the National Tuberculosis and AIDS Programmes of the Ministry of Health, and with financial support from USAID and the Global Fund against AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria.
1 December 2015, join us on the Fast-Track to end AIDS.
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YANGON, 1 December 2015 — Progress in responding to HIV over the past 15 years has been extraordinary. By June 2015, UNAIDS estimates that 15.8 million people were accessing antiretroviral therapy, compared to 7.5 million people in 2010 and 2.2 million people in 2005. At the end of 2014, UNAIDS estimates that new HIV infections had fallen by 35% since the peak in 2000 and AIDS-related deaths have fallen by 42% since the 2004 peak.
On estime que 15,8 millions de personnes sont désormais sous traitement contre le VIH, soit deux fois plus qu’il y a cinq ans, tandis que les pays adoptent la Stratégie d’accélération à l’aide de données permettant d’affiner la prestation des services de prévention et de traitement du VIH afin d’atteindre les personnes laissées pour compte
Countries adopt UNAIDS Fast-Track Strategy to double number of people on life-saving HIV treatment by 2020
An estimated 15.8 million people are now on HIV treatment, a doubling from five years ago, as countries adopt the UNAIDS Fast-Track Strategy using data to fine-tune delivery of HIV prevention and treatment services to reach people being left behind
Communities were the first responders to HIV three decades ago, and they remain essential in advocating for a robust response to the epidemic, delivering services that can reach everyone in need and tackling HIV-related stigma and discrimination. Working alongside public health and other systems, community responses are critical to the success and sustainability of the global response to HIV.
UNAIDS announces that the goal of 15 million people on life-saving HIV treatment by 2015 has been met nine months ahead of schedule
The world has exceeded the AIDS targets of Millennium Development Goal (MDG) 6 and is on track to end the AIDS epidemic by 2030 as part of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Myanmar’s Minister for Health, Than Aung, confirmed during a meeting with the United Nations Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for AIDS in Asia and the Pacific, J.V.R. Prasada Rao, that domestic funding for HIV treatment will be increased by US$ 5 million. Mr Rao completed a five-day visit to Myanmar on 17 October, in which he focused on supporting the country’s efforts to rapidly and effectively scale up its AIDS programme.
From 3-5 September 2014, UNAIDS organized the first ever Human Rights and Gender-based Approaches to HIV Training of Trainers in Myanmar, attended by a wide range of partners: government, UN agencies, and networks of key populations, local NGOs and service providers. The training provided knowledge and skills on how to apply human rights and gender concepts in programme planning and implementation. Following this initiative, participants will be part of a network of trainers – ready to provide further human rights and gender trainings at state and regional levels.
In an official visit to Myanmar, UNAIDS Deputy Executive Director, Management and Governance, Jan Beagle called for greater integration of HIV into the broader health and development agenda. During her interactions with government officials, parliamentarians, women leaders and civil society representatives, Ms Beagle also stressed the importance of a ‘people-centered’ AIDS response—making sure that systems and services are set up based on people’s needs and realities.
UNAIDS urges countries to rapidly scale up access to antiretroviral medicines to maximize HIV treatment and prevention gains
ABUJA, Nigeria /GENEVA, 13 July 2013—The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) has launched a new framework to accelerate action in reaching 15 million people with antiretroviral treatment by 2015––the goal set by United Nations Member States in 2011.
UN, civil society, development partners and other stakeholders welcome four-year funding commitment
Yangon, Myanmar, 19 June 2013— Myanmar’s response to HIV, tuberculosis and malaria has received a boost with the announcement of over USD 315 million to support efforts on the three diseases over the next four years through the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria.
UNAIDS Global Advocate for Zero Discrimination and Member of Parliament, Aung San Suu Kyi joined more than 200 people living with and affected by HIV for an AIDS Candlelight Memorial Vigil on 26 May in Yangon, Myanmar. The event, organized by a consortium of community networks, is one of many taking place around the world this month to commemorate people who have died of AIDS-related causes.
Yangon, Myanmar 21 March 2013: The Global Fund country team is visiting Myanmar this week to work with partner agencies and stakeholders to assess further funding for HIV, TB and Malaria. If successful, Myanmar would access an indicative amount of US$ 89.5 million funding to be shared for progamme response to all three diseases over the next four years. The final approved amount may be higher, to be determined by a variety of factors and to be decided by the Global Fund Board meeting in June 2013.
GENEVA/ YANGON, 20 November 2012—The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) has appointed Nobel peace prize winner and Member of Parliament Daw Aung San Suu Kyi as a Global Advocate for Zero Discrimination. In this new role, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi will call on her fellow citizens and people around the world to eliminate stigma and discrimination.
Myanmar’s Minister of Health, Professor Dr. Pe Thet Khin says his ministry is committed to working towards the elimination of new HIV infections among children by 2015 and keeping their mothers healthy to raise them. Minister Pe Thet Khin jointly announced this commitment with UNAIDS Executive Director Michel Sidibé in a meeting on Saturday in Mandalay.
The Vice-President of Myanmar, Dr Sai Mauk Kham, reconfirmed his government’s commitment to effective HIV programming during a meeting with UNAIDS Executive Director Michel Sidibé. The two leaders met in Nay Pyi Taw, the country’s capital, where they discussed the progress made by Myanmar in its AIDS response despite the enormous challenges faced by the country.
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