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UNAIDS ‘90-90-90’ targets

Posted on : 11 Dec 2019

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  • The targets propose that to end the HIV epidemic by 2030, 90% of persons living with HIV (PLWH) worldwide should know their diagnosis, 90% of diagnosed PLWH should be on antiretroviral therapy (ART) and 90% of PLWH on ART should be virally suppressed by 2020.
  • WHO predicts that Sweden will be first country to achieve this target.
  • To achieve this target, the UN has called the countries to take measures in their own countries.
  • Ending the AIDS epidemic is more than a historic obligation to the 39 million people who have died of the disease.
  • Powerful momentum is now building towards a new narrative on HIV treatment and a new, final, ambitious, but achievable target:
    • By 2020, 90% of all people living with HIV will know their HIV status.
    • By 2020, 90% of all people with diagnosed HIV infection will receive sustained antiretroviral therapy.
    • By 2020, 90% of all people receiving antiretroviral therapy will have viral suppression.

Article Related Questions

90:90:90 targets are related to which of the following diseases?

1.AIDS

2.H1N1

3.Tuberculosis

4.Diabetes

Right Ans : AIDS

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