UNAIDS, Partners Assess Progress Toward ‘AIDS Free’ Agenda, AIDS-Related SDG Target

Devex: Child treatment, HIV prevention top UNAIDS priorities as it eyes SDG target
“In an ambitious effort to end the AIDS epidemic by 2030, as set out by the Sustainable Development Goals, the United Nations has adopted a strategy that focuses on fast-tracking ending the disease among children, adolescents, and young women by 2020 through increased access to HIV prevention, treatment, care, and support services. Under the framework, ‘Start Free, Stay Free, AIDS Free,’ this three-tier initiative led by the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV and AIDS and the United States President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief met during the International Conference on AIDS and STIs in Africa, or ICASA, earlier this month to share global progress updates and hear from those impacted by the programming provided…” (Roby, 12/19).