Maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health

UN General Assembly High-Level Meeting on AIDS

8-10 June 2011
New York, USA

Ten years since the landmark UN General Assembly Special Session on HIV/AIDS, United Nations Member States will come together to review progress and chart the future course of the global AIDS response at the 2011 UN General Assembly High-Level Meeting on AIDS from 8-10 June 2011 in New York.

One of the five panels at the meeting is on 'Women, girls and HIV', to be held on the afternoon of Thursday 9 June. In addition, official side-events include:

Launch of the global plan for the elimination of new HIV infections among children by 2015 and keeping their mothers alive

Thursday 9 June, 08:30-09:45, NLB Conference Room 2.
This event will launch the 'Countdown to zero: Global plan for the elimination of new HIV infections among children by 2015 and keeping their mothers alive'. It will also highlight efforts to ensure women living with HIV are healthy through pregnancy, delivery and breastfeeding.

Young people in the AIDS response

Thursday 9 June, 13:15-14:30, NLB Conference Room 1.
This event will present key information from the 'Opportunity in Crisis: Preventing HIV from early adolescence to young adulthood' report by UNICEF, UNAIDS, UNESCO, UNFPA, ILO, WHO and the World Bank. It includes new, country-by-country data on HIV prevalence in young people aged 10-24 years.

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