Global Health Faculty Publishes Systematic Analysis of HIV

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October 18, 2019

Global Health Faculty Publishes Systematic Analysis of HIV

Percentage of deaths and new cases of HIV occurring in each age group, by sex, 2007 and 2017
 

Dr. Oghenowede Eyawo, a new member of the Global Health Faculty at York University, recently published a paper titled Global, regional, and national incidence, prevalence, and mortality of HIV, 1980–2017, and forecasts to 2030, for 195 countries and territories: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors Study 2017 in The Lancet.

Understanding the patterns of HIV/AIDS epidemics is crucial to tracking and monitoring the progress of prevention and control efforts in countries. They study provided a comprehensive assessment of the levels and trends of HIV/AIDS incidence, prevalence, mortality, and coverage of antiretroviral therapy (ART) for 1980–2017 and forecast these estimates to 2030 for 195 countries and territories.

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