Since 1981, more than 60 million people have contracted HIV and AIDS, and more than 30 million have died from the disease. Despite the dramatic progress that has been made HIV and AIDS still remains a global issue:
- More than 35 million people are now living with HIV.
- 3.2 million are under the age of 15.
- In 2013, an estimated 2.1 million people were newly infected with HIV.
- 240,000 were under the age of 15.
- Every day more than 5,700 people contract HIV—nearly 240 every hour.
- In 2013, 1.5 million people died from AIDS.
- Since the beginning of the pandemic, nearly 78 million people have contracted HIV and close to 39 million have died of AIDS-related causes.
- In 2013, around 12.9 million people living with HIV (37% of the total) had access to antiretroviral therapy.
- BUILDING HIV AND AIDS RESILIENCE: A checklist for development and humanitarian practitioners
- AIDS is not over: Ireland’s responsibility to help finish the job - A Policy Paper of the Dóchas HIV & AIDS Working Group
- Dóchas Members Response to the HIV and AIDS Pandemic 2012
- Press release - World AIDS Day 2011 - Development NGOs: “Aid works – The world is winning fight against HIV and AIDS”
- 2011 Learning Day Report - Addressing HIV Effectively in Humanitarian Settings
- Press release - NGOs welcome Ireland’s role in leading UN response to global AIDS pandemic
- Dóchas Position Paper on the 2011 United Nations Special Session on HIV and AIDS
- Learning Day: How to Measure the Impact of HIV Prevention Programmes (20 October 2010)
- Dóchas letter on Global Fund Replenishment Conference (1 October 2010)
- Health: A Fundamental Right
- Dóchas HIV and AIDS group response to Irish Aid draft UNGASS report (March 2010)
- World AIDS Day - AIDS will continue to spread if women’s rights are not protected
- Mainstreaming HIV/AIDS in Humanitarian Action
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