HIV-AIDS and Health
Recent updated UNAIDS estimates indicate that US$ 26.2 billion will be required for the AIDS response in 2020, with US$ 23.9 billion required in 2030.
- Adults and children living with HIV 36.7 million
- Adults and children newly infected with HIV 2.1 million
- Adult and child deaths due to AIDS 1.1 million
(UN statistics for 2015)
The MSC Mission Office provides assistance to Health measures prevent and control the spread of HIV-AIDS and other diseases common in the areas we work in include TB, Malaria, Leprosy and tropical diseases. We assist partners to publish materials, run education programs, and take other immediate measures to prevent the spread of disease and assist families affected by the loss of key family members.