By 2030, the WHO says, there should be no new infections, no AIDS-related deaths and no stigma or discrimination related to the virus in the world.
If a country has a high HIV prevalence, it is correlated with a higher percentage of girls having comprehensive knowledge about HIV/AIDS. For boys, however, their knowledge has a weaker correlation with national prevalence
Unequal power dynamics make women unable to negotiate for safe sex, or have access to sexual and reproductive health services. But gender norms also discourage men from seeking treatment and sticking to treatment schedules
South Africa has the largest antiretroviral treatment programme globally and these efforts have been largely financed from its own domestic resources
Mother-to-child transmission of HIV is the spread of HIV from an HIV-infected woman to her child during pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding
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