UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (left) speaks as Mogens Lykketoft (right), president of the UN General Assembly, listens at the start of a UN conference on HIV/Aids in New York, on Wednesday. Photo: EPA
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (left) speaks as Mogens Lykketoft (right), president of the UN General Assembly, listens at the start of a UN conference on HIV/Aids in New York, on Wednesday. Photo: EPA

‘We will end Aids epidemic by 2030’: UN commits to double outreach programme over next five years

Pledge to reduce number of new HIV infections to below 500,000 annually by 2020 from 2.1 million last year.

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (left) speaks as Mogens Lykketoft (right), president of the UN General Assembly, listens at the start of a UN conference on HIV/Aids in New York, on Wednesday. Photo: EPA
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (left) speaks as Mogens Lykketoft (right), president of the UN General Assembly, listens at the start of a UN conference on HIV/Aids in New York, on Wednesday. Photo: EPA
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