What is UNAIDS in full?

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What is UNAIDS in full?

The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) is an innovative joint venture of the United Nations family which brings together the efforts and resources of 11 UN system organizations to unite the world against AIDS.

Why was UNAIDS established?

To strengthen the capacity of national governments to develop comprehensive national HIV strategies and implement effective activities. To promote broad-based political and social mobilization to prevent and respond to HIV.

When was UNAIDS launched?

This is the history of a relatively young organization – UNAIDS, launched in 1996 to strengthen the way in which the United Nations (UN) was responding to AIDS, one of the worst pandemics the world has ever known.

What does the gap report say about HIV?

The Gap Report calls for breaking the links between criminal prosecutions and access to testing and treatment, and recommends a broad array of confidential, voluntary testing options to reach the greatest number of people. “Criminalization of HIV transmission, sexual behaviour and drug use is hampering the progress towards ending AIDS.

Where can I find a UNAIDS Report on the Global AIDS epidemic?

Global report: UNAIDS report on the global AIDS epidemic 2013. Geneva: Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS; 2013 (http://www. unaids.org/en/media/unaids/contentassets/documents/epidemiology/2013/gr2013/UNAIDS_Global_Report_2013_en.pdf, accessed 30 June 2014). 11.

What is UNAIDS mission statement?

THE GAP REPORT 1 UNAIDS THE GAP REPORT “Our mission is to build a better world. To leave no one behind. To stand for the poorest and the most vulnerable in the name of global peace and social justice.”

Will the 2020 UNAIDS AIDS targets be met?

Press release UNAIDS report on the global AIDS epidemic shows that 2020 targets will not be met because of deeply unequal success; COVID-19 risks blowing HIV progress way off course GENEVA, 6 July 2020—A new report by UNAIDS shows remarkable, but highly unequal, progress, notably in expanding access to antiretroviral therapy.

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