• WHO declares 14 million people world-wide unaware of their HIV positive status

    WHO declares 14 million people world-wide unaware of their HIV positive status

    The World Health Organisation (WHO) has in a new WHO progress report released ahead of the 2016 World AIDS Day on Dec. 1, declared that about 14 million people globally are not aware that they are HIV positive.

    The report indicated a lack of an HIV diagnosis as a major obstacle to implementing the organisation’s recommendation that everyone with HIV should be offered Antiretroviral Therapy (ART).

    It said that more than 18 million people with HIV were currently taking ART and a […]