HIV/AIDS

In 2016, more than 160 000 people were newly diagnosed with HIV in the WHO European Region, the highest number of people ever newly diagnosed in 1 year since HIV case reporting began in the 1980s. Continuing a trend that has persisted for the last decade, the majority (nearly 80%) of people newly diagnosed were from the eastern part of the Region, 17% from the western part and 4% from the central part.

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WHO calls for urgent action to accelerate HIV response in eastern Europe and central Asia

Ministers of health and senior policy-makers from 10 countries in eastern Europe and central Asia (EECA) gathered for a ministerial policy dialogue on HIV and related comorbidities to revamp political commitment to fight HIV and scale up the HIV response.

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World AIDS Day 2017

Half of people with HIV in the WHO European Region are diagnosed late

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