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In Asia-Pacific, HIV still high, report says

By Shan Juan in Bangkok, Thailand | China Daily | Updated: 2013-11-20 06:39

People in affected populations are asked to be agents of change

The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS warned of high HIV prevalence in key populations in Asia and the Pacific such as intravenous drug users and men who have sex with men, according to the organization's latest regional report.

However, the report said most intervention programs that focus on the high-risk groups are inadequate in size and scale. The report, titled HIV in Asia and the Pacific: Getting to Zero, was released in Bangkok on Tuesday at the 2013 International Congress on AIDS in Asia and the Pacific.

In Asia-Pacific, HIV still high, report says

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