Latest estimates from the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) show that the world continues to close in on the goal of ending the AIDS epidemic by stopping HIV transmission and halting AIDS-related deaths. Remarkable progress has been made over the last decade—yet significant challenges remain.
Regional Knowledge Hub for HIV/AIDS Surveillance, also known as HIVHUB, is a knowledge centre affiliated with the Kerman University of Medical Sciences (KUMS), located in Kerman, Iran. This centre, established in 2009. Currently,The World Health Organization (WHO) has designed the HIVHUB as a WHO Collaborating Center for HIV Surveillance.
19 November 2013 – Voicing deep concern over high HIV/AIDS infection among children and teenagers in Asia-Pacific, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) today called for accelerated actions to address the specific needs of this vulnerable group and wipe out the pandemic.
The first E-learning course of Regional Knowledge Hub, and WHO Collaborating Centre for HIV Surveillance entitled “Community Based HIV Surveillance – Basic Module” was held from July 1st – August 4th with collaboration of World Health Organization (WHO).