AIDS day 2007


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Aidsribbon_2 Two days before December 1, the World Bank observes the World Aids Day – this year Magic Johnson will give the keynote address. 

Earlier last week, in a new report the UN revised down, by 6.3 million, the number of people that the agency estimates are infected worldwide from 39.5 to 33.2 million.  This 16 percent decline has more to do an improvement of the quality of data - previously high-risk groups in India and five Sub-Saharan African countires (Angola, Kenya, Mozambique, Nigeria, and Zimbabwe) were overrepresented - than in overall health.

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