China Pledges To Work With UNAIDS, WHO To Help Improve Health Care Standards In Developing Nations

Xinhua News: China to work with WHO, UNAIDS to help developing countries
“China will work with the World Health Organization (WHO) and UNAIDS to improve health care standards in developing countries, Vice Premier Liu Yandong said on Thursday. Liu made the remarks when meeting with WHO Director-General Margaret Chan and U.N. Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UNAIDS Michel Sidibe…” (7/28).

Xinhua News: UNAIDS chief hails China’s progress in AIDS fight
“…China has made ‘a lot of progress,’ said Michel Sidibe, … citing the reduced rate of HIV-related deaths and the increasing number of people on treatment. … During the visit, Sidibe presented the UNAIDS Leaders and Innovators Award to Cai Mingzhao, president of Xinhua, in recognition of Cai’s personal contribution to the vision of ending the AIDS epidemic as a public health threat by 2030 through exemplary leadership or a novel approach…” (7/28).