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Around 360,000 teenagers die from AIDS in 2030


If no more investment in HIV prevention is estimated, around 360,000 young people will die from AIDS in 2030, according to the report published by the UN Children's Fund, UNICEF.

These figures show that the world is far from reaching its objective to finish the immunodeficiency syndrome obtained by underage in 2030, executive director Unicef, Henrietta Fore evaluated.

Prospects show that the number of children and adolescents are infected with the human immune virus (HIV) and death related to the virus that is # 39 ; cause AIDS to fall.

However, Unicef ​​warns that there is a significantly lower increase among adolescents, which the UN states between ten and 19 years old.

For example, AIDS-related deaths are believed to be is reduced by 57 per cent among children under 14 in 2030, while it will be 35 per cent compared to 15 to 19 year olds.

"Programs to prevent the transmission of HIV from mothers to children give their results, but are not enough, while programs to treat the virus and prevent its spread among older children they are not close of what they should be, "says Fore.

There is a slow progress in the report in preventing HIV among children, along with Failure to go to structure, as well as the behavior of AIDS carriers. For example, Many young people do not know that they are HIV positive, and others skipping the treatment.

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