Country Leaders Gather in Lisbon to Discuss Ways to Tackle HIV/AIDS
March 22, 2010
A three-day meeting of government health officials and epidemiologists from the eight-nation Lusophone Community of Portuguese Language Countries (CPLP) gathered together last week to discuss ways to fight HIV/AIDS, the Portugal News Online reports. As part of the conference, the CPLP was to "sign a memorandum of understanding with UNAIDS to facilitate the access of CPLP members to U.N. funds and expertise to fight the pandemic," according to the news service (3/20). AngolaPress/allAfrica.com also reports from the CPLP meeting, where Angola's health minister discussed the challenges the country faces fighting the disease (3/18).
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