The President of the UN General Assembly, Csaba Korosi, has announced that the goal of ending AIDS by 2030 is “off track”.
“We must address these challenges that have kept HIV/AIDS a global health crisis for more than 40 years,” he said.
End AIDS by 2030
The General Assembly’s 2021 Political Declaration on AIDS contains ambitious but achievable global commitments and targets for governments and communities for 2025, Korosi said, urging all member states and stakeholders to commit politically and financially to end AIDS. called to renew their obligations.
“If the international community takes action, 3.6 million new HIV infections and 1.7 million AIDS-related deaths will be prevented this decade,” he said.
“We need to ensure universal access to evidence-based services like testing and treatment, as well as global collaboration on new technologies,” he said.
International solidarity in the form of sustainable funding is also crucial. If efforts are made for equality, the world will get back on track to leave no one behind, he said. “The AIDS crisis is ripe for solutions based on science, solidarity and sustainability. I invite everyone to join the call and take action.”
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