In Papua New Guinea, 1500+ women die every year from childbirth-related causes – 80 times higher than in Australia. And these deaths are, mostly, preventable.
Globally, an estimated 36.7 million people were living with HIV, with 46 percent on life-saving antiretroviral treatment, according to the World Health Organization.
In Australia, more than 25,300 people were living with HIV in 2015 and according to annual HIV surveillance data more than 10 percent were unaware of their HIV-positive status.
The goals of our Eliminate HIV program include:
Deputy Program Director, Disease Elimination