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#WorldAIDSDay Joint Business Statement: Ending AIDS is Everyone’s Business - As we commemorate World AIDS Day 2019, we are reminded that despite some remarkable progress, the number of people becoming newly infected with HIV and dying from AIDS-related illnesses is not decreasing fast enough. We are reminded that despite this progress, there remains tremendous unmet needs. Resources for the AIDS response must be sustained. We are reminded that 38 million ... Read More
Demographic Dividend in Focus at ICPD25 - The International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) in 1994 in Cairo gave way to a Programme of Action that became the steering document for the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA). Universal education, reduction in infant and maternal mortality, as well as improved access to reproductive and sexual health services were landmark goals set in Cairo. This year marks the ... Read More
UNAIDS & GBCHealth: Catalyzing the Business Response to HIV/AIDS - Ending AIDS is everyone’s business UNAIDS and GBCHealth are urging businesses to actively help to refocus attention, action and commitment to fulfill the vision of zero new HIV infections, zero discrimination and zero AIDS-related deaths by 2030. The world has reached a crossroads in the response to HIV/AIDS. The number of people becoming infected and dying is decreasing, but not ... Read More
The 42nd Global Fund Board Meeting Approves USD 13 Billion in Funding for the 2020-2022 Allocation Period - Last week, the Global Fund held its 42nd Board meeting, bringing together all donors, implementers and partners for a week of critical conversations around how the Fund plans to mobilize its resources to step up the fight AIDS, TB and malaria. The Board extended thanks to all constituencies for their contribution to the successful Sixth Replenishment, which resulted in pledges ... Read More
ICPD25 and what the future holds for Africa - By Mabingué Ngom As delegates converged on Nairobi for the International Conference on Population Development (ICPD), we celebrated two milestones of immense importance globally and particularly in Africa – the 50th anniversary of the setting up of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and the 25th anniversary of the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD). It was in an ... Read More
ICPD25 UNFPA WCARO Photo Book - This book of photo essays highlights some of the work that UNFPA’s West and Central Africa regional office has been engaged since it was set up in 2013 in Dakar, Senegal. View the photo book here It is also in celebration of two milestones of immense importance globally as well as in Africa the 50th anniversary of the setting up ... Read More
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