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28 Sep 2016 - 17:32

NEW YORK/GENEVA, 22 September 2016—The Executive Director of UNAIDS, Michel Sidibé, has appointed the First Lady of Namibia, Monica Geingos, as UNAIDS Special Advocate for Young Women and Adolescent Girls. She will champion the newly launched Start Free, Stay Free, AIDS Free agenda.

Mr Sidibé met with the First Lady on the sidelines of the 71st session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York, United States of America. Madame Geingos will use her position as a UNAIDS Special Advocate to improve the health of adolescent girls and young women.

27 Sep 2016 - 09:24

Sweden has become the first country to achieve the UNAIDS 90-90-90 Fast Track targets, according to research published in HIV Medicine and reported in NAM Aidsmap today.

Launched in 2014 – the UNAIDS Fast Track strategy sets the roadmap to end AIDS as a major public health threat by 2030. By 2020, its targets calls for 90% of people to know their HIV status, 90% of those who know their status to be on treatment, and 90% of those on treatment to be virally suppressed. By 2030, these targets increase to 95-95-95.

20 Sep 2016 - 11:26

GENEVA – African countries increased investments in the Global Fund as global health partners seek to galvanize all sources of funding to end AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria as epidemics, and to build resilient and sustainable systems for health. Benin, Côte d’Ivoire, Kenya, Namibia, Nigeria, Senegal, South Africa, Togo, and Zimbabwe each made contributions to the Global Fund’s Fifth Replenishment, hosted by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada in Montreal on 16-17 September. Altogether, the conference secured pledges of more than $12.9 billion from partners across the world.

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