AIDS and sexually transmitted diseases

A group of men and women from the Region The WHO regional HIV/AIDS and sexually transmitted diseases programme addresses acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS), human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and sexually transmitted infections (STIs).

The programme supports Member States to strengthen their health sector response, develop national capacity and scale up all aspects of HIV/STI prevention, treatment and care

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Strengthening strategic information for hepatitis elimination

13 December 2018 – National hepatitis programme managers, experts, and national and international civil society organizations from the Eastern Mediterranean Region convened in Casablanca, Morocco, from 10 to 11 December...

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In focus

World AIDS Day 2018

While the annual number of new HIV infections in several WHO regions has been declining in recent years, new HIV infections have been on the rise in WHO’s Eastern Mediterranean Region. The estimated number of new infections increased by 28% from 29 000 infections in 2010 to 36 000 in...

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