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AIDS CONFERENCE IN PARIS

5. srpna 2019 18:52

Richard Black z Paříže: Dr Cardoso urged the global community to learn from Brazil's example. Through education, basic health care and providing anti-retroviral drugs to all infected people, he said, Brazil has halved the death rate from AIDS. He was scathing about the US approach of emphasizing sexual abstinence and fidelity rather than condom use. Such policies, he said, promote a sense of security among people in long-term relationships who don't then use condoms. Through their partners' infidelities, many go on to contract HIV. Also speaking at the opening was Marie-Jose Mbuzenakamwe, an activist from Burundi, who lambasted the world's richer nations for not putting money into the global fund to fight AIDS, TB and malaria. VOCABULARYto urge - apelovat, naléhat, vyzývat anti-retroviral drugs - anti-retrovirální léky to halve - snižit na polovinu, rozpůlit health care - zdravotní péče he was scathing - ostře až zžíravě napadl sense of security - pocit bezpečí long-term relationship - dlouhodobý patrnerský vztah to contract - nakazit se to lambaste - příkře odsoudit

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