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Bringing HIV Prevention to Scale: An Urgent Global Priority

March 14, 2008 • Daily Email Recap

In this report a panel of AIDS experts call for a major scale-up of global HIV prevention programmes. According to the document, a rise in treatment and the investment needed for this treatment has not been matched by a rise in HIV prevention or investment in prevention strategies.

This failure is analysed, impediments are discussed, and successful prevention scale-up is described. Programmes in Thailand, Uganda, Brazil, and Senegal are highlighted, as well as key prevention services, including HIV testing, condom promotion, mass media campaigns, and focused programmes for youth, mothers, injection drug users, sex workers, and men who have sex with men (MSM)…

For full article, visit:

http://www.comminit.com/en/node/266889/347


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