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For the first time ever, more people have died from tuberculosis (TB) than from HIV, making TB the biggest infectious disease killer globally.
Delegates at last week’s International Harm Reduction Conference in Kuala Lumpur called for a leaked UN briefing paper on drug policy reform to be officially released.
HIV transmission from mother-to-child (MTCT) in South Africa fell to just 1.5% in 2015.
As people living with HIV grow older, they have a greater chance of developing certain types of cancers compared to the general population.