Number of people infected with HIV has been reduced by 2 times in Azerbaijan, ministry says

Number of people infected with HIV has been reduced by 2 times in Azerbaijan, ministry says
# 27 February 2024 11:16 (UTC +04:00)

"In the first years when HIV was detected in Azerbaijan, the disease spread widely among risk groups of the population, especially injection drug users," Sabuhi Aliyev, head of the Republican AIDS Center of the Ministry of Health of Azerbaijan told APA.

According to the information, as a result of harm reduction programs conducted with risk groups in Azerbaijan, the number of people infected with HIV among injection drug users has been reduced by 2 times.

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