U.N. Agency Leaders Release Statements On World AIDS Day 2017

WHO: World AIDS Day 2017
WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus says in the statement, “The principle of ‘everybody counts’ must be enshrined in policies, laws, and practices that span across all relevant sectors, adopting a whole-of-government approach. The message is simple — make everybody count!” (12/1).

UNDP: World AIDS Day
UNDP Administrator Achim Steiner says in the statement, “Only by harnessing the sense of urgency and commitment to human dignity, health, and inclusion that we saw in the early days of the HIV epidemic will we achieve the goal of ending AIDS as a public health threat and deliver on the promise of the 2030 Agenda” (12/1).

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