The World Bank pioneered global HIV and AIDS financing early in the emergency and remains committed to achieving Millennium Development Goal 6, to halt by 2015 and begin to reverse the spread of HIV and AIDS, through prevention, care, treatment, and mitigation services for those affected by HIV and AIDS.
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HIV and MSM in ThailandThailand has been hit hard by HIV. 440,000 people are living with HIV in Thailand and more than 1,200 people die each year from HIV-related causes.Thailand has successfully curbed... Show More + the spread of HIV among sex workers and their clients. Its 100% Condom Use Program is world-renowned.However, its response to HIV among men who have sex with men (MSM) has been limited.HIV prevalence among MSM has risen sharply from around 6% in the late 1990s to as much as 30% today, and continues to grow.MSM account for over 40% of new HIV cases each year. This figure could go as high as 59% within the next 10 years, according to the Asian Epidemic Model estimate.MSM in Metropolitan BangkokThere are around 185,000 men who have sex with men living in metropolitan Bangkok, and 60,000 of whom are at high-risk of infection.Of the high-risk group, only 14,000 men were tested, and 4,000 were diagnosed positive.Yet fewer than 1,000 men who tested positive started taking anti-retroviral treat Show Less -
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