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How progress on AIDS shapes the road to universal health coverage

At the turn of the millennium, only 625,000 people worldwide had access to HIV treatment. Millions died slow painful deaths because lifesaving drugs weren’t available to those that needed them. Cost…  


Medical milestone

With 1 million people now in treatment, Zimbabwe is turning the tide against HIV-AIDS.  



World AIDS Day

Administrator’s Statement on World AIDS Day, 1 December  



Life-saving medicines to reach 3,800 people living with HIV/AIDS

UNDP delivered the first batch of medicines under a new project designed to make sure the most vulnerable people get their treatments on time. Based on an agreement with the Ministry of Health, UNDP…  





Health and well-being for the world’s poor: Making the case for tobacco taxation

Tobacco taxes have emerged as a proven gold standard intervention to stem the rising tide of health and development challenges.  

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