INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY MUST DO MORE TO TREAT HIV-POSITIVE CHILDREN

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Only one child in 20 who needs HIV treatment receives it, according to a report launched today by seven of the world's leading child advocacy organizations. The Global Movement for Children issued an urgent appeal for the international community to recognize that children with HIV and AIDS have a right to treatment that must be addressed to save their lives and beat the epidemic.

CNW Group (http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/May2006/26/c7857.html)