“We look forward to working closely with Mr Steiner to build on the many lessons learned in responding to HIV to advance progress towards achieving the SDGs,” said Michel Sidibé, Executive Director of UNAIDS.
During their recent visit to Namibia, President Bush and Ms Bush visited a high school in Windhoek to see how students are learning the life skills they need to help them make responsible decisions as they transition into adulthood.
"Making accessible the range of available tools to facilitate this work is an important contribution to the HIV response at the local, national and global levels.” —Laura Ferguson, Associate Director, Program on Global Health and Human Rights, Institute for Global Health, University of Southern California
“UNAIDS works closely with its partnerships to accelerate change to end AIDS and achieve the Sustainable Development Goals. A sustainable agenda needs a sustained UNAIDS.” —Michel Sidibé, Executive Director, UNAIDS
Today, Sweden estimates that 90% of people living with HIV in Sweden know their HIV status, 97% of people who know their HIV-positive status are accessing treatment and 95% of people living with HIV who are accessing treatment have viral suppression.
“Screening and early treatment for cervical cancer saves lives. UNAIDS is committed to ensuring that women living with HIV know the risks and have timely access to the HIV and cancer services they need. This integrated approach is critical for their health and well-being.” —Michel Sidibé, Executive Director, UNAIDS
#WhatWomenWant is an online campaign that uses social media to amplify the voices of young women, allowing them to share expertise and life experiences, explore solutions and build strengthened networks across gender-related issues, sectors and movements.
Three men explain how they practise safer sex. One “does it all the time” and opts for condoms, while another says he “does it daily” by taking antiretroviral medicines and achieving an undetectable viral load. A third “does it every day” by taking a daily dose of PrEP. Posters and video: courtesy of ACON. Watch video [ Youtube.com Link ]