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Right to Health in Congo: World AIDS Day 2017

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Testing is part of Action Kivu’s HIV/AIDS Education and Prevention, helping to remove the stigma and taboo that surrounds the subject of HIV/AIDS.

Today is World AIDS Day, and according to the World Health Organization (WHO), there are more than 36 million people around the world who are living with AIDS.

Newsweek reports, “only half are receiving appropriate treatment, which makes the NGO’s global theme for the 30th World AIDS Day particularly fitting. This year, WHO 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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