The HIV epidemic is a long-term challenge that requires a sustainable response.While in the past decade major gains have been made in reducing the number of new HIV infections and preventing deaths from AIDS-related causes, progress has not been evenly shared among those affected by HIV. With 2.3 million people newly infected by HIV and 1.6 million people dying from AIDS-related causes in 2012 alone, much work remains to lay the foundation to end the AIDS epidemic (1).