While Cambodia is often touted as a regional success story in terms of HIV/AIDS prevention, the prevalence of the disease among men who have sex with men, sex workers and intravenous drug users remains a concern, according to a report by UNAIDS released Tuesday. Infections have dropped significantly over the past decade, with 1,400 people contracting the virus in 2012 compared with 6,000 in 2001. A total of 76,000 people are currently living with HIV in Cambodia, the report found. Out of about 54,000 HIV-infected people in need of anti-retroviral drug treatment, more than 44,000 were accessing medication,
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