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Activists from a non-governmental organisation (NGO) light candles during an AIDS awareness campaign on the eve of World AIDS Day in Agartala, capital of India's northeastern state of Tripura November 30, 2012. REUTERS/Jayanta Dey

Activists from a non-governmental organisation (NGO) light candles during an AIDS awareness campaign on the eve of World AIDS Day in Agartala, capital of India's northeastern state of Tripura November 30, 2012. REUTERS/Jayanta Dey

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People hold candles as they gather to mark the upcoming World AIDS Day in Kiev November 29, 2012. REUTERS/Anatolii Stepanov

People hold candles as they gather to mark the upcoming World AIDS Day in Kiev November 29, 2012. REUTERS/Anatolii Stepanov

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HIV-positive inmates with red ribbons pinned on their clothes wait to participate in a performance in gratitude for donations from society, at a prison in Taiyuan, Shanxin province, November 30, 2012. REUTERS/Stringer

HIV-positive inmates with red ribbons pinned on their clothes wait to participate in a performance in gratitude for donations from society, at a prison in Taiyuan, Shanxin province, November 30, 2012. REUTERS/Stringer

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People walk near a red ribbon sand sculpture created by Indian sand artist Sudarshan Patnaik on the eve of World AIDS Day on a beach in the eastern Indian state of Odisha November 30, 2012. REUTERS/Stringer

People walk near a red ribbon sand sculpture created by Indian sand artist Sudarshan Patnaik on the eve of World AIDS Day on a beach in the eastern Indian state of Odisha November 30, 2012. REUTERS/Stringer

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Activists and patients living with HIV, tuberculosis and viral hepatitis attend a rally "Ukraine Under Quarantine" in Kiev November 13, 2012. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Activists and patients living with HIV, tuberculosis and viral hepatitis attend a rally "Ukraine Under Quarantine" in Kiev November 13, 2012. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

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A group of HIV positive children and AIDS orphans at Reach Out Mbuya, a health clinic that does HIV/AIDS community outreach, hold stuffed animals and dolls as U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton (not pictured) visits the clinic in Kampala August 3, 2012. REUTERS/Jacquelyn Martin/Pool

A group of HIV positive children and AIDS orphans at Reach Out Mbuya, a health clinic that does HIV/AIDS community outreach, hold stuffed animals and dolls as U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton (not pictured) visits the clinic in Kampala August 3, 2012. REUTERS/Jacquelyn Martin/Pool

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AIDS activists sing and chant during a rally across from the White House in Washington July 24, 2012. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

AIDS activists sing and chant during a rally across from the White House in Washington July 24, 2012. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

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A woman looks out over the AIDS Memorial Quilt, which is now in its 25th year, on the National Mall in Washington July 24, 2012. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

A woman looks out over the AIDS Memorial Quilt, which is now in its 25th year, on the National Mall in Washington July 24, 2012. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

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Adrian Gonzalez, an employee of the Condom Project, sets up a display at the international AIDS 2012 conference in Washington July 23, 2012. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

Adrian Gonzalez, an employee of the Condom Project, sets up a display at the international AIDS 2012 conference in Washington July 23, 2012. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

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Members of the group Sexy with A Goal (SWAG) from the AIDS Service Center of New York City (ASC/NYC) walk together in New York City's East Village July 7, 2012. SWAG mPowerment, ASC/NYC's community empowerment initiative to try to end stigma and boost community awareness, is made up of mostly HIV positive men aged 19-29 who actively engage young MSMs (men who have sex with men) in their community through outreach and direct...more

Members of the group Sexy with A Goal (SWAG) from the AIDS Service Center of New York City (ASC/NYC) walk together in New York City's East Village July 7, 2012. SWAG mPowerment, ASC/NYC's community empowerment initiative to try to end stigma and boost community awareness, is made up of mostly HIV positive men aged 19-29 who actively engage young MSMs (men who have sex with men) in their community through outreach and direct one-on-one street activity and intervention to identify, educate and support potentially at risk individuals and others in an effort to stem HIV infection. REUTERS/Mike Segar

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Pierre Lynch (R), 24, shares a laugh with gay adult entertainer Remy Mars, as Mars visits the AIDS Service Center of New York City ASC/NYC during a meeting of the group Sexy with a Goal (SWAG) in New York June 26, 2012. REUTERS/Mike Segar

Pierre Lynch (R), 24, shares a laugh with gay adult entertainer Remy Mars, as Mars visits the AIDS Service Center of New York City ASC/NYC during a meeting of the group Sexy with a Goal (SWAG) in New York June 26, 2012. REUTERS/Mike Segar

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Woodrow "Woody" Barron, 69, from Plainfield New Jersey, an AIDS patient, sits alone at the Broadway House for Continuing care, New Jersey's only specialized nursing facility for people living with HIV/AIDS where he has lived since 1997 in New Jersey May 9, 2012. Barron, who was lived with AIDS since 1986 when he contracted the virus through sharing a needle with a fellow drug user was asked what advise he would have for young...more

Woodrow "Woody" Barron, 69, from Plainfield New Jersey, an AIDS patient, sits alone at the Broadway House for Continuing care, New Jersey's only specialized nursing facility for people living with HIV/AIDS where he has lived since 1997 in New Jersey May 9, 2012. Barron, who was lived with AIDS since 1986 when he contracted the virus through sharing a needle with a fellow drug user was asked what advise he would have for young African Americans who continue to be so hard hit by HIV/AIDS says that youth need to "find a better way to live their life" and "not to be afraid of seeking help, getting tested for HIV and educate themselves about HIV to protect themselves.. otherwise HIV will just keep killing us". Picture taken May 9, 2012. REUTERS/Mike Segar (UNITED STATES - Tags: HEALTH)

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AIDS patient Michael Campbell, 58, kisses a nurse as he arrives for a morning tea time at Broadway House for Continuing care, New Jersey's only specialized nursing facility for people living with HIV/AIDS in Newark, New Jersey May 9, 2012. REUTERS/Mike Segar

AIDS patient Michael Campbell, 58, kisses a nurse as he arrives for a morning tea time at Broadway House for Continuing care, New Jersey's only specialized nursing facility for people living with HIV/AIDS in Newark, New Jersey May 9, 2012. REUTERS/Mike Segar

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27 year-old HIV-positive Zinmar Nwe, whose husband died of AIDS, bathes at the HIV/AIDS hospice, founded by a member of the National League for Democracy (NLD) party in the suburbs of Yangon May 26, 2012. Their plight demonstrates the painful limits of democracy in Myanmar. While the government is pursuing reforms that promise to overhaul its health ministry and other institutions, the process is too slow to bring change to its...more

27 year-old HIV-positive Zinmar Nwe, whose husband died of AIDS, bathes at the HIV/AIDS hospice, founded by a member of the National League for Democracy (NLD) party in the suburbs of Yangon May 26, 2012. Their plight demonstrates the painful limits of democracy in Myanmar. While the government is pursuing reforms that promise to overhaul its health ministry and other institutions, the process is too slow to bring change to its most destitute. There are few better examples than AIDS sufferers, who due to a combination of poor education, social stigma and bureaucratic mismanagement are isolated in clinics, cut off from society. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

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U Sam Hla, a terminally ill AIDS patient rests in his hut at the HIV/AIDS hospice founded by a member of the National League for Democracy (NLD) party in the suburbs of Yangon May 26, 2012. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

U Sam Hla, a terminally ill AIDS patient rests in his hut at the HIV/AIDS hospice founded by a member of the National League for Democracy (NLD) party in the suburbs of Yangon May 26, 2012. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

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An HIV-AIDS patient (R) places her hand on her forehead during a visit by a caregiver at her home in Matero township on the outskirts of Lusaka April 17, 2012. The caregivers on the Jesuit-run home-based care team at St Mary's Parish in Matero offer companionship and pastoral care and monitor antiretroviral treatment compliance. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi

An HIV-AIDS patient (R) places her hand on her forehead during a visit by a caregiver at her home in Matero township on the outskirts of Lusaka April 17, 2012. The caregivers on the Jesuit-run home-based care team at St Mary's Parish in Matero offer companionship and pastoral care and monitor antiretroviral treatment compliance. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi

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An HIV-AIDS patient is helped onto his bed by his sister and a caregiver visiting him at his home in Matero township on the outskirts of Lusaka April 17, 2012. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi

An HIV-AIDS patient is helped onto his bed by his sister and a caregiver visiting him at his home in Matero township on the outskirts of Lusaka April 17, 2012. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi

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A lab worker holds up a test-tube of blood before conducting HIV tests at Medecins Sans Frontieres-Holland (AZG)'s clinic in Yangon February 21, 2012. Tens of thousands of lives are at risk in Myanmar due to an anticipated funding shortfall to treat people living with HIV and tuberculosis, medical charity Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) warned Wednesday, urging international donors to provide immediate support to the impoverished...more

A lab worker holds up a test-tube of blood before conducting HIV tests at Medecins Sans Frontieres-Holland (AZG)'s clinic in Yangon February 21, 2012. Tens of thousands of lives are at risk in Myanmar due to an anticipated funding shortfall to treat people living with HIV and tuberculosis, medical charity Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) warned Wednesday, urging international donors to provide immediate support to the impoverished country. Myanmar is already facing "a devastating gap" between people's needs and access to treatment and a decision by the Global Fund to fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria to cancel funding for 2013 because of a lack of donor money could worsen the situation, the report "Lives in the balance: the urgent need for HIV and TB treatment in Myanmar" said. Picture taken February 21, 2012. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun

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Medicines for HIV-positive patents are seen at a Medecins Sans Frontieres-Holland (AZG)'s clinic in Yangon February 21, 2012. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun

Medicines for HIV-positive patents are seen at a Medecins Sans Frontieres-Holland (AZG)'s clinic in Yangon February 21, 2012. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun

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A HIV-positive woman receives medicine through an intravenous drip at Medecins Sans Frontieres-Holland (AZG)'s clinic in Yangon February 21, 2012. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun

A HIV-positive woman receives medicine through an intravenous drip at Medecins Sans Frontieres-Holland (AZG)'s clinic in Yangon February 21, 2012. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun

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