World AIDS Day 2020: Reflections on global and South African progress and continuing challenges

Southern African Journal of HIV Medicine


 
 
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Title World AIDS Day 2020: Reflections on global and South African progress and continuing challenges
 
Creator Pillay, Yogan Johnson, Leigh
 
Subject Health HIV; prevention; treatment; viral suppression; PrEP
Description Background: Reflecting on progress and challenges in meeting global human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) targets is often done ahead of World AIDS Day. This article reflects on progress and the continuing challenges in meeting targets in South Africa (SA).Objective: To review policy and implementation related progress and continuing challenges towards eliminating HIV as a public health threat by 2030.Method: Policy analysis and review of modeling data from Thembisa 4.3.Results: South Africa has made significant progress in the adoption of policies with two exceptions. While there are gaps in reaching the 90-90-90 implementation targets, progress has been made in the past decade.Conclusion: While progress has been made in the past decade towards the global targets, much work remains to ensure that HIV transmission is curtailed and those that require treatment are initiated on treatment and are virally suppressed.
 
Publisher AOSIS
 
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Date 2021-03-10
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion — review
Format text/html application/epub+zip text/xml application/pdf
Identifier 10.4102/sajhivmed.v22i1.1205
 
Source Southern African Journal of HIV Medicine; Vol 22, No 1 (2021); 5 pages 2078-6751 1608-9693
 
Language eng
 
Relation https://sajhivmed.org.za/index.php/hivmed/article/view/1205/2292 https://sajhivmed.org.za/index.php/hivmed/article/view/1205/2291 https://sajhivmed.org.za/index.php/hivmed/article/view/1205/2293 https://sajhivmed.org.za/index.php/hivmed/article/view/1205/2290
 
Coverage South Africa — —
Rights Copyright (c) 2021 Yogan Pillay, Leigh Johnson https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0