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Commenting article: Bulgaria Wins Praise for Achievements in Fighting HIV/AIDS

Bulgaria has achieved impressive results in its fight against HIV/AIDS, according to Sandra Irbe, Portfolio Manager for Bulgaria at the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, Bulgarian public radio broadcaster BNR reported on Thursday.

There were 2,337 HIV-positive people registered in Bulgaria as of May 5, 2016 and 854 people receiveanti-retroviral treatment as of April 2016, BNR said.

The radio quoted Sandra Irbe as saying that if the authorities want to sustain their achievements in the fight against HIV/AIDS, they should provide funding for various programmes after the Global Fund withdraws from Bulgaria in the autumn.

Ivailo Ivanov - 23 Sep 2016 // 20:08:40

Actually some good initiatives like free testing for HIV are in process of being stopped.

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