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HIV/AIDS Action Plan Released By European Commission

Vaccine News Daily: EU releases updated Action Plan to fight HIV/AIDS in neighboring countries
“The European Commission released its Action Plan on HIV/AIDS on Friday that extends and builds on existing action established by the 2009-2013 Action Plan. The new plan puts greater focus on keeping HIV/AIDS as a priority on the political agenda, informing the public against HIV-related stigma and discrimination, as well as raising awareness against risk behavior. … The action plan also identifies at-risk populations that need additional support, such as prisoners and sex workers. The plan encourages improved cooperation with Eastern European Member States and addressing the relation of HIV/AIDS to tuberculosis and hepatitis…” (Clark, 3/19).