AIDS is now the leading cause of death among adolescents (aged 10–19) in Africa and the second most common cause of death among adolescents globally. Tuberculosis remains the leading cause of death among people living with HIV, accounting for around one in three AIDS-related deaths. Health News Over 40 per cent of all countries have fewer than 10 medical doctors per 10,000 people; over 55 per cent of countries have fewer than 40 nursing and midwifery personnel per 10,000 people. Four out of every five deaths of children under age five occur in these regions.
- 3.CSubstantially increase health financing and the recruitment, development, training and retention of the health workforce in developing countries, especially in least developed countries and small island developing States.
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- Among communicable diseases, both viral and bacterial, AIDS/HIV, tuberculosis, and malaria are the most common, causing millions of deaths every year.
HIV is the leading cause of death for women of reproductive age worldwide. 32.7 million people have died from AIDS-related illnesses since the start of the epidemic. 25.4 million people were accessing antiretroviral therapy in 2019. Higher risk of complications …