AIDS 2016: What’s at stake?

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Durban, South Africa – More than 18,000
delegates from around the world have
descended on South Africa to attend
the 21st International AIDS conference
and discuss the global HIV response.

Improving access to
antiretroviral treatment, reaching
priority groups and consolidating a
strategy for ending AIDS by 2030 are
high on the major summit’s agenda
, in what experts describe as a rare
opportunity for policymakers to build
on some of the big gains of the past
decade.
Here is a breakdown of all you need to
know about the five-day conference,
the largest conference on any global
health or development issue, which
started on Monday.

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The delegates
Doctors, politicians, activists,
researchers, public health experts and
hundreds of journalists will be in
attendance.

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