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By administering AIDS drugs to patients with HIV closer to their initial diagnoses, doctors could save three million additional lives over the next 12 years, World Health Organization officials said on Sunday.
Leadership Team Appointed for the United Nations Special Envoy Office and MDG Health Alliance.
Announcement comes as more than 120 UNA-USA members from across the country gather in Washington for advocacy and skills-building at Annual Meeting WASHINGTON
Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), a lentivirus, causes acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) which is a condition in humans were the immune system begins to fail, leading to life-threatening opportunistic infections. Infection is transferred through bodily fluids where HIV is present as both free virus particles and within infected immune cells. The four most common routes of infection are unsafe sex, contaminated needles, breast milk, and transmission from an infected mother to her...
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