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(added on 2010/11/30)

Responding to HIV in Africa 非洲對愛滋病的回響

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Data source: World Health Organization (WHO) & UNAIDS
Map created by CUHK SpatioEpi Group

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Antiretroviral therapy (ART) is important in prolonging life and reducing complications in patients with HIV infection. This applies to any country and Africa is no exception. As depicted by graduated colours, Botswana and Rwanda have achieved the target of universal access by providing more than 80% of the patients in need with ART. However, the estimated ART coverage has remained below 50% in most other African countries.

In the same map, the cross symbol shows the accessibility to HIV prevention, treatment, care and support for vulnerable subpopulations in 2010. As reported by the government and civil society of each country, obstacles in form of laws, regulations or policies are more common in Southern Africa, where more efforts are required before universal access can be achieved. This in fact is the theme of World AIDS Day 2010.

Data for the map is obtained from World Health Organization and UNAIDS.

抗病毒藥物治療對延長愛滋病毒感染者壽命及減低併發症機會極為重要,非洲亦不例外。依圖中顏色所示,波札那及盧旺達已能達致普及目標,為超過80%的有需要病人提供抗病毒藥物治療。可是,大部分非洲國家的抗病毒藥物治療覆蓋率仍低於一半。

另外,地圖中叉字型記號顯示2010年非洲弱勢社群的愛滋病預防、治療、護理及支援的可及性。根據各國政府及民間團體的報告,非洲南部在法律、條例或政策上的障礙較多,顯示該地區或需要更多的努力才能達致普及治療的目標。這亦是2010年世界愛滋病日主題。

地圖數據源自世界衛生組織及聯合國愛滋病規劃署。