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Dr. Khulood Alsaidi on HIV in the Middle East and North Africa Region

July 23, 2010

The HIV epidemic in the Middle East and North Africa region is seldom highlighted. In 2008 there were an estimated 310 000 people living with HIV, up from 200 000 in 2001. In that same year, approximately 35 000 people became newly infected with HIV in the region.

At the International AIDS Conference in Vienna, UNAIDS meet up with Dr Khulood Alsaidi from Yemen to talk about some key issues for the region:

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