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UNAIDS, Samba Peuzzi raise alarm on HIV on children in West and Central Africa

Accra, June 16, GNA - As part of a new campaign to stop new HIV infections among children and ensure access to treatment, the Joint United N...

UNAIDS, Samba Peuzzi raise alarm on HIV on childre UNAIDS, Samba Peuzzi raise alarm on HIV on childre

Accra, June 16, GNA - As part of a new campaign to stop new HIV.

June 16, GNA - As part of a new campaign to stop new HIV infections.

16, GNA - As part of a new campaign to stop new HIV infections among.

GNA - As part of a new campaign to stop new HIV infections among children.



The campaign will spread the word that.



The campaign will spread the word that HIV.

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The campaign will spread the word that HIV is.



This was contained in a statement issued by.

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This was contained in a statement issued by the.

/> This was contained in a statement issued by the UNAIDS.



The statement said "Only three out of 10.

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The statement said "Only three out of 10 children.

/> The statement said "Only three out of 10 children living.

In 2020, 39,000 children and adolescents aged 0-14 died of AIDS—that represents 39% of AIDS-related.

2020, 39,000 children and adolescents aged 0-14 died of AIDS—that represents 39% of AIDS-related deaths.

39,000 children and adolescents aged 0-14 died of AIDS—that represents 39% of AIDS-related deaths globally.

children and adolescents aged 0-14 died of AIDS—that represents 39% of AIDS-related deaths globally in.

and adolescents aged 0-14 died of AIDS—that represents 39% of AIDS-related deaths globally in this.

Of all new HIV infections among children in the world, 36 per cent occur in.

all new HIV infections among children in the world, 36 per cent occur in West.

West and Central Africa also has the lowest rate of newborn screening for HIV."

and Central Africa also has the lowest rate of newborn screening for HIV."

Central Africa also has the lowest rate of newborn screening for HIV."

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And the most unfair of all is that children in our region are dying.

HIV among children can be prevented and if children and young people get tested for.

among children can be prevented and if children and young people get tested for HIV,.

We must do better!" said Samba Peuzzi.



The statement also mentioned that "Stopping children being.

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The statement also mentioned that "Stopping children being born.

Ensuring that a young woman living with HIV has access to antiretroviral medicines throughout her.

that a young woman living with HIV has access to antiretroviral medicines throughout her pregnancy,.

a young woman living with HIV has access to antiretroviral medicines throughout her pregnancy, during.

It will also keep her alive and well and prevent any onward transmission of the.

will also keep her alive and well and prevent any onward transmission of the virus.".

also keep her alive and well and prevent any onward transmission of the virus."

keep her alive and well and prevent any onward transmission of the virus."

her alive and well and prevent any onward transmission of the virus."

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alive and well and prevent any onward transmission of the virus."

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and well and prevent any onward transmission of the virus."

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well and prevent any onward transmission of the virus."

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That can only happen by getting young people involved in HIV prevention, testing, and treatment.".

can only happen by getting young people involved in HIV prevention, testing, and treatment."

only happen by getting young people involved in HIV prevention, testing, and treatment."

happen by getting young people involved in HIV prevention, testing, and treatment."

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We will only win if young people are on board."

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