HIV and Sexual Transmitted Infections
The purpose is to share information on the efforts of PAHO professionals involved in the response to HIV/AIDS and sexually transmitted infections (STIs). The Newsletter is not an official publication of the Organization but is produced by the HIV/AIDS Unit (FCH/AI), part of the Family and Community Health (FCH) Area.
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As countries advance toward disease elimination, the need for sustained funding remains
Countries in the Americas are making progress toward the elimination of diseases such as malaria, pediatric HIV and congenital syphilis, and tuberculosis. But additional sustained investments—including support from the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria—are critical to allow countries to finish the job, experts said at a Sept. 30 briefing organized by the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO).