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AIDS in a “state of flux” in Asia, says UN report

BMJ 2001; 323 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.323.7317.827/c (Published 13 October 2001) Cite this as: BMJ 2001;323:827
  1. Sharma Rohit
  1. New Delhi

    HIV infection and AIDS are in a dynamic state of flux in Asia, and national average figures are no longer meaningful as epidemics have yet to mature, a new report has cautioned. “In the last two years, the picture has changed dramatically,” said the report by Monitoring the AIDS Pandemic, a group funded bythe Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS and the US Agency for International Development.

    “Indonesia, Iran, Japan, Nepal and Vietnam have all registered marked increases in HIV …

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