December 1st, World AIDS Day

Category: Content Published on Monday, 02 December 2013

In the world it is estimated that, in 2012, 35,3 (32-38,8) millions of people lived with HIV.


This is growth in comparison with the previous years, because many people are taking antiretroviral therapy that saves life. In 2012, there were 2.3 (1.9-2.7) millions new cases with HIV infection, which showed decrease of 33% of the number of new infections of 3.4 (3.1-3.7) millions in 2001.



At the same time, the number of cases which resulted with death from AIDS, also decreased on 1.6 (1.4-1.9) millions dead in 2012, decreased from 2.3 (2.1-2.6) millions in 2005.


(Taken from UNAIDS report on the global AIDS epidemic 2013)


(1)   Decrease of the number of new HIV infections in the world.


(2) In the world the number AIDS dead decrease.

(3)  Increase of the people in the world living with HIV



Taken from the Center for Public Health Skopje

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