Volkskrant: Amsterdam fight against HIV ‘Deserves to be applauded’

Jealous looks from abroad: this is something we are doing right. In the latest UNAIDS report, covering the progress of the worldwide fight against HIV and AIDS, Amsterdam got a pat on the back. The city was one of the first worldwide to reach the UN targets regarding HIV control. According to the ’90-90-90′ goals, ninety per cent of HIV patients must be diagnosed by 2020. Of those, ninety per cent must receive treatment, of which ninety per cent should be treated in such a way that the virus is no longer transmissible. Home to a quarter of all Dutch HIV patients, Amsterdam has matched or exceeded these percentages.

Read more on the website of De Volkskrant (Dutch only).

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