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UNAIDS, The Lancet Form Commission to Explore Post-2015 AIDS, Global Health Agenda

May 28, 2013

UNAIDS and The Lancet "have convened a new commission of political and health leaders to explore the post-2015 agenda of AIDS and global health," a UNAIDS press release reports, noting, "The UNAIDS and Lancet Commission: From AIDS to Sustainable Health will be co-chaired by Malawi President Joyce Banda, African Union Commission Chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma and London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine Director Peter Piot." The first meeting of the commission will be held in Lilongwe, Malawi, on June 28-29, according to the press release, which adds, "[T]he commission will deliberate on strategies to ensure that the vision of the AIDS movement -- zero new HIV infections, zero discrimination and zero AIDS-related deaths -- can be realized in the coming decades" (5/26).

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