World Day of the Fight against AIDS. It is an opportunity to raise awareness, educate and improve the understanding of HIV as a global public health problem. This year, the motto that the Pan American Health Organization proposes for the World Day of the Fight against AIDS 2017 is: "Everyone counts. Let's end with AIDS. "
As part of the World Day to Combat AIDS, PAHO in collaboration with UNAIDS launched the report HIV Prevention under the microscope. An analysis from the perspective of the health sector in Latin America and the Caribbean, in which the progress and challenges of health services to prevent HIV transmission are analyzed.
The combined prevention of HIV, early detection and access to antiretroviral treatment are essential to stop the transmission of the virus in the coming years. Governments, health service providers, cooperation agencies, civil society, people living with HIV, key populations and others concerned must work together in the response to HIV.
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