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19 December 2011 by Amy Coulterman[PDF][print]
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The NGO Delegation welcomes the initiative as well as the report presented. At the same time, the Delegation expresses the need to accelerate the implementation of the Global Plan in order to be able to start the activities at country-level early in 2012 to decrease vertical transmission as soon as possible to reach the goal to eliminate by 2015.
23 September 2011 by Amy Coulterman[PDF][print]
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Countdown to Zero: The Global Plan Towards The Elimination Of New HIV Infections Among Children By 2015 And Keeping Their Mothers Alive was launched at the June 2011 UN High Level Meeting on HIV/AIDS. The plan lays out a four-year framework forending vertical transmission of HIV and keeping mothers alive. The plan covers all low- and middle-income countries, but focuses on the 22 countries with the highest estimated numbers of pregnant women living with HIV.
7 January 2011 by Amy Coulterman[PDF][print]
JEDDAH, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 12 December 2010—The Islamic Development Bank (IDB) and the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for collaboration on a range of AIDS programmes in sub-Saharan Africa, Central Asia, the Middle East and North Africa. The MoU was signed between IDB Group President Dr Ahmad Mohamed Ali and UNAIDS Executive Director Mr Michel Sidibé at IDB headquarters in Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.