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Goal 6: Combat HIV/AIDS, Malaria, and Other Diseases

  • Target 6.A: Have halted by 2015 and begun to reverse the spread of HIV/AIDS
  • Target 6.B: Achieve by 2010 universal access to treatment for HIV/AIDS for all those who need it
  • Target 6.C: Have halted by 2015 and begun to reverse the incidence of malaria and other major diseases
  • Prevalence of HIV total (% population)
  • Incidence of TB
Prevalence of HIV

Sub-Saharan Africa remains the center of the epidemic, but the proportion of adults living with aids has begun to fall even as the survival rate of those with access to antiretroviral drugs has increased. In Africa 58 percent of the adults with HIV/AIDS are women. The region with the next highest prevalence rate is Latin America and the Caribbean, where one-half of one percent of adults are infected.

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