Executive Director of CATIE, Canada's source for HIV and hepatitis C information.
7 December 2014
Canada Needs a New Game Plan to Eradicate HIV
This blog by Laurie Edmiston first appeared on Huffington Post here.
The world got some inspiring news at last summer's International AIDS Conference in Melbourne, Australia: UNAIDS said we are positioned to see the end of the HIV epidemic by 2030. To achieve this goal, it proposed that by 2020, 90 per cent of people living with HIV globally should be diagnosed. Ninety per cent of those diagnosed should be receiving treatment, and 90 per cent of those on treatment should have a significantly reduced amount of virus in their blood, greatly improving the health of people living with HIV and reducing the risk of transmission.