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COMBAT HIV/AIDS, MALARIA AND OTHER DISEASES

Each day, almost 7,500 persons are infected by HIV/AIDS and 5,500 persons are dying from AIDS. Each 30 seconds, a child dies from malaria.

Target 6.A – Have halted by 2015 and begun to reverse the spread of HIV/AIDS

Monitors

6.1. HIV prevalence among population aged 15-24 years 
6.2. Condom use at last high-risk sex
6.3. Proportion of population aged 15-24 years with comprehensive correct knowledge of_HIV/AIDS
6.4. Ratio of school attendance of orphans to school attendance of non-orphans aged 10-14 years

Target 6.B – Achieve, by 2010, universal access to treatment for HIV/AIDS for all those who need it

Monitor

6.5. Proportion of population with advanced HIV infection with access to antiretroviral drugs

Target 6.C – Have halted by 2015 and begun to reverse the incidence of malaria and other major diseases

Monitors

6.6. Incidence and death rates associated with malaria
6.7. Proportion of children under five sleeping under insecticide-treated bed nets
6.8. Proportion of children under five with fever who are treated with appropriate anti-malarial drugs
6.9. Incidence, prevalence and death rates associated with tuberculosis
6.10. Proportion of tuberculosis cases detected and cured under directly observed treatment short course

Track the evolution and get the latest news about the goal:  http://www.mdgmonitor.org/goal6.cfm