HIV-AIDS experts call for governments worldwide to commit to immediate treatment
Experts on HIV-AIDS gathered in Vancouver are calling on political leaders worldwide to take action to help end the global epidemic.
International AIDS Society president Chris Beyrer said community organizers have reached a consensus on asking world leaders to commit to giving all people diagnosed with HIV immediate treatment.
Dr. Julio Montaner, director of the B.C. Centre for Excellence in HIV-AIDS, said science has clearly proven that giving people with HIV early access to treatment saves lives.
The Canadian Press reports.
Tiko Kerr, Vancouver Artist and patient of Dr. Julio Montaner