Evidence suggests superbugs could cost the global economy up to 3.5% of GDP – and push 28 million more people into poverty. Drastic solutions and innovation is needed.
If you have HIV, your chances of developing tuberculosis are greatly increased. That is why we need more research into TB prevention, diagnosis and treatment — and quickly.
There is more to do to end AIDS, and HIV testing must be our focus on this landmark World AIDS Day, says Michel Sidibé, Executive Director of UNAIDS, the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS.
Victoria Beckham continues to be a champion for people affected by HIV, especially women and children. Redcing stigma and discrimination and ensuring that people have access to testing, treatment and prevention services are her priorities.
Drug-resistant organisms are evolving extremely quickly. So we are now faced with a challenge, in that people in hospitals and the community develop resistant infections and we don’t have effective drugs to treat them.