Ethics and equitable access to treatment and care for HIV/AIDS
Consultation | Summary of issues and discussion, 26-27 January 2004, Geneva
ISBN 92 4 159233 8
In an effort to help ensure the ethical and equitable distribution of treatment and care for those with HIV/AIDS, WHO and UNAIDS convened an international consultation on Equitable Access to Treatment and Care for HIV/AIDS, held 26-27 January 2004 at WHO headquarters.
The objectives of the meeting were as follows:
- To elucidate issues of ethics and equity that might arise in the course of implementation and scaling up of ART programmes.
- To lay the groundwork for the formulation of guidance to help governments and other bodies to implement ART programmes in an ethical and equitable manner.
- To consider indicators by which equity in implementation and distribution can be monitored.
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