Monday 20 February 2017

Protection from HIV/AIDS is a right

Published 22/11/2010 | 07:58

The Pope's recent comment on the use of condoms to help prevent transmission of HIV is welcome. Prevention is always better. There is no cure. HIV treatment is for life.

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Without treatment, which a majority of the world's poorest people in developing countries still cannot access due to a lack of primary health services, AIDS kills.

Over 5,700 people die from AIDS-related illnesses and 7,000 people are newly infected with HIV every day.

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