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30 Nov 2011 description

30 NOVEMBER 2011 ¦ GENEVA -- Global progress in both preventing and treating HIV emphasizes the benefits of sustaining investment in HIV/AIDS over the longer term. The latest report by the World Health Organization (WHO), UNICEF and UNAIDS "Report on the Global HIV/AIDS Response" indicates that increased access to HIV services resulted in a 15% reduction of new infections over the past decade and a 22% decline in AIDS-related deaths in the last five years.

31 Aug 2011 description

In brief

Programme purpose: To reduce the number of death, injuries and impact from disasters; to reduce deaths, illne sses an d impact from diseases an d pub lic he alth emergencies; a nd to increase local community, civil society and Red Cross/Red Crescent capacity to address the most urgent situations of vulnerability; promote respect for diversity and hu man dignit y, and reduce into lerance, discrimination and social exclusion.

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18 Jul 2011 description

Companies Shut Down HIV Drug Discount Programmes in Middle-Income Countries, Where Prices Can Be Over Ten Times Higher

Médecins Sans Frontières releases HIV drug pricing report at Rome AIDS conference

ROME, 18 July 2011 – Several pharmaceutical companies have abandoned HIV drug discount programmes in middle-income countries, according to an HIV drug price report released today by Médecins Sans Frontières MSF (Doctors Without Borders) at the International AIDS Society Conference in Rome.

29 Apr 2011 description

This report covers the period 01/01/2010 to 31/12/2010

In brief

Programme purpose: The programmes supported by the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies in Ukraine are in line with the Strategy 2020 strategic aims to save lives, protect livelihoods, and strengthen recovery from disaster and crises; to enable healthy and safe living; to build strong National Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies.