This report examines the latest progress towards achieving the MDGs. It reaffirms that the MDGs have made a profound difference in people’s lives.
There are still too many new cases of HIV infection.
Access to antiretroviral therapy (ART) for HIV-infected people has been increasing dramatically. ART has saved 6.6 million lives since 1995. Expanding its coverage can save many more. In addition, knowledge about HIV among youth needs to be improved to stop the spread of the disease.
HIV incidence rate (Estimated number of new HIV infections per year per 100 people aged 15-49), 2001 and 2012
Source: The Millennium Development Goals Report 2014
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