Monday, 1 December 2008

World Aids Day - 1st December 2008

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The number of people living with HIV is continuing to rise in every part of the world - including in the UK. There are now 33 million people living with HIV worldwide and 80,000 people living with HIV in the UK.
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HIV Statistics

The number of people living with HIV in the UK has trebled in the last 10 years.

UK Statistics
People living with HIV:
More than 80,000 people living with HIV in the UK
One in three people with HIV are undiagnosed
One in every 360 pregnant women in the UK is HIV positive

New HIV cases in 2007:
7,700 new diagnoses in the UK in 2007
2,700 new diagnoses among men who have sex with men
3,500 new diagnoses among people from black and minority ethnic communities

All figures from the Health Protection Agency report: UK HIV New Diagnoses, August 2008.

HIV is increasing in every region of the world

International Statistics
People living with HIV:
33 million people living with HIV worldwide
30.8 million adults
15.5 million women
2.0 million children under 15

New HIV cases in 2007:
2.7 million total new cases
2.3 million adults
370,000 children under 15

HIV-related deaths in 2007:
2.0 million total deaths
All figures from UNAIDS.

More detailed statistics are available through NAT.
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