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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Testing is a potentially important
intervention to slow the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)
epidemic in Africa and elsewhere. Some countries in Africa
have achieved... Show More + high levels of testing but most have not.
Cost, price, and questions of confidentiality have limited
the expansion of testing. It looks possible, however, that
there are choices as to the design of testing programs that
would expand the number of people who could know their HIV
status in ways that would be worthwhile. Show Less -