UNAIDS Head Challenges Asia-Pacific Region To End AIDS, As Region Adopts Framework For Way Forward

Inter Press Service: U.N. Challenges Asia-Pacific to Be World’s First Region to End AIDS Epidemic
“The United Nations has expressed confidence that the Asia-Pacific region, with almost five million people living with HIV, is politically committed towards the elimination of the deadly disease AIDS…” (Deen, 6/5).

Radio New Zealand International: Region adopts roadmap to end AIDS epidemic by 2030
“The regional framework for action on HIV and AIDS beyond 2015 was endorsed at a recent session of the U.N. Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific or ESCAP. The plan involves addressing legal and policy barriers around HIV prevention and care, ensuring access to affordable medicine, and the sustainable financing of the AIDS response…” (6/8).