World News Update
Sex workers typically not accessing HIV prevention services
18 November 2019
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In spite of the accessibility of a widening variety of reliable HIV prevention tools and techniques– and a
Despite the accessibility of an expanding array of efficient HIV avoidance tools and approaches– and a huge scale-up of antiretroviral treatment in recent years– there has been inadequate progress in reducing international new HIV infections, which have fallen by only 16?cause 2010.
The United Nations General Assembly’s 2016 Political Declaration on Ending AIDS gets in touch with nations to ensure that 90%of those at threat of HIV infection are reached by comprehensive avoidance services by2020 Nevertheless, sex workers– and other crucial populations– typically haven’t been accessing the prevention services they need. Country information reported to UNAIDS within the last 3 years reveal a widely varying protection of mix HIV avoidance services.
With female sex employees having a 21 times higher relative threat of HIV acquisition compared to the basic population, access to ideal HIV avoidance options is essential.