HIV programme targets 'key populations'

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FILE image of the HIV-Aids ribbon.

FILE image of the HIV-Aids ribbon.

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FILE image of the HIV-Aids ribbon.

FILE image of the HIV-Aids ribbon.

To mark World Aids Day this week, the US government is launching a new project aimed at helping those most at risk of contracting HIV. 
 
Linkages is the first global programme dedicated to so-called "key populations". 
 
The US believes that targeting specific groups of people is the only way to bring an end to the disease. 
 
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