Research Needed to Address Unique Health Needs of Adolescents With HIV

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About 2.1 million adolescents worldwide are living with HIV. While recent data has shown that AIDS-related mortality declined from 2005 to 2012 for adults and children, adolescent mortality has increased by 50 percent. What is creating such a huge equity gap in treatment for adolescents?

The Research Institute at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia highlights the Division of Adolescent Medicine's work to explore this question in a blog post titled, "Research Needed to Address Unique Health Needs of Adolescents With HIV."

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