|Facts about UNAIDS: an overview (UNAIDS, 1997, 11 p.)|
Leading and catalysing an expanded response to the epidemic is a tall order in a world where health systems are often incapable of delivering even palliative care let alone sophisticated antiretroviral treatment, where persistent human rights violations leave millions of people vulnerable to HIV, where fields and factories are losing skilled workers to AIDS and defence forces have HIV infection rates as high as 60%.
While maintaining a sense of realism about what can be achieved, UNAIDS is committed to its mission. Building on a modest resource base, UNAIDS pledges to be an advocate, a bridge between partners, and a catalyst for commitment to a safer world.
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For more information about the programme, please refer to other modules in the series Facts about UNAIDS. As of October 1996 this series consists of the following:
- UNAIDS an overview
- UNAIDS in individual countries
- UNAIDS international best practice and research.