Docstoc

The serious problem at this moment

Document Sample
The serious problem at this moment Powered By Docstoc
					Bangladesh and HIV problem
Building on achievements and
aspirations to avert a generalized
epidemic.
Since 1981, when AIDS was first manifested in the United States,
the worldwide scenario of HIV and AIDS undergone diverse
momentum. It has gradually affected many lives in different
manners, differing from country to country. The epidemiological
evolution of HIV and AIDS makes it clear that the changes faced
today are different from what the world had faced 29 years ago and
when it peaked in the mid-to-late ‘90s. According to the 2010
UNAIDS report on the global AIDS epidemic, since1999-the year
in which it is thought that epidemics peaked –the number of new
infections has globally fallen by 19 per cent. However, in some
developing countries, HIV infectivity increased by at least 25 per
cent between 2001 and 2009. Among young people in 15 of the
most severely affected countries, HIV prevalence has fallen by
more than 25 per cent as they have adopted safer sexual practices.
Young people’s knowledge and abilities to protect themselves
from AIDS is increasing but needs to grow further.

				
DOCUMENT INFO
Shared By:
Tags:
Stats:
views:4
posted:7/25/2012
language:English
pages:1
Description: Bangladesg has little risk of HIV disease epidemics