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Geneva 2012 on the way to AIDS 2012?

Posted 26 mars 2012, 08:47 , by Guest

By Eric Fleutelot, Deputy CEO, International, Sidaction

From March 25th-28th, Geneva will host the 6th Francophone Conference on HIV-AIDS: www.vihgeneve2012.com

It is estimated, according to the WHO, that 4 million of people live with HIV in francophone countries. Most of them, of course, live in West and Central Africa. The fight against HIV in French-speaking countries is very dynamic, but it’s a fact that the ART coverage rate in those countries are, in average, lower than in other parts of Africa, and there are a lot of disparities, between Rwanda with a coverage rate of 80% and the République Démocratique du Congo with only 12%. More...