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Proper food and good nutrition can keep people living with HIV health: WFP

Listen / Women queueing for free food and medicine in Haiti: WFP

Proper food and good nutrition can keep people living with HIV healthy and improve the effectiveness of their treatment, Executive Director of the World Food programme Ertharin Cousin said in a message marking World AIDS Day, observed Sunday 1 December. She said on World AIDS this year, the World Food Programme (WFP) is proud to [...]

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PGA urges UN Member States to increase the commitments to HIV/AIDS initiatives

Listen / John Ashe, President of the 68th session of the General Assembly

As part of his efforts to promote the post 2015 sustainable development agenda, UN General Assembly President John Ashe has called on UN Member States to increase their commitment to HIV/AIDS initiatives and to reduce the onerous health costs of medication, while boosting financial flows to HIV/AIDS programmes. In a message for World AIDS Day [...]

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UNAIDS chief: "The end of AIDS is within our power"

Listen / Michel Sidibé, Executive Director of UNAIDS (Photo: UNAIDS).

For the first time, there is an end in sight to the AIDS epidemic that has brought such "staggering devastation" to the world. That's what UNAIDS Executive Director Michel Sidibé said in his message for World AIDS Day, observed every year on 1 December. He noted that the combination of powerful factors such as scientific [...]

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