How national AIDS responses are failing in prevention efforts for key populations – an analysis of available data

via International HIV/AIDS Alliance

Several decades after the start of the global AIDS pandemic, data confirms that most low- and middle-income countries still do not adequately focus their HIV prevention efforts on the key populations of sex workers, men who have sex with me, transgender people, and people who use drugs.

Of all low- and middle-income countries that report standard information to the United Nations on their AIDS responses, more than half fail to include timely data concerning these key populations.

According to the International HIV/AIDS Alliance, which has conducted a review of 132 country reports, this is a strong indicator of the current level of national AIDS efforts devoted to reaching populations that are most affected by HIV.

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