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Friday, December 1, 2017

The theme for Worlds Aids day this year is "Right to Health"

Today is World AIDS Day and, though the number of new HIV infections in the United States has declined since 2010 —and the number of worldwide deaths from AIDS has gone down by 50 percent since 2005—there are still more than 36 million people around the world who are living with AIDS, according to the World Health Organization.

Only half are receiving appropriate treatment—which makes the NGO’s global theme for the 30th World AIDS Day particularly fitting. 

This year, WHO has declared the theme is "right to health." Specifically, the organization hopes to draw attention to the need for universal health coverage.

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