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HIV and Millennium Development Goals: Can We Do One Without the Other?

July 18, 2010

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While other factors contribute to undermining the Millennium Development Goals progress, evidence shows that HIV is a significant factor across most MDGs, particularly the health-related MDGs 4, 5 and 6. Globally, AIDS is the leading cause of death for women of reproductive age and impacts child mortality to a great extent. This session will provide an opportunity to critically examine interactions between HIV and other health MDGs; The session will help to inform discussions at the UN General Assembly MDG Summit planned for September 2010.

Chair: Debrework Zewdie, Ethiopia

HIV and Health MDGs: Critical Interactions, Policy Evolution and Implications
Presented by Gottfried Hirnschall, Austria

HIV and MNCH (MDGs 4 and 5): Can We Do One Without the Other? Key Issues and Emerging Evidence
Presented by Ann Starrs, United States

Panel Discussion

  • Gottfried Hirnschall, Switzerland
  • Ann Starrs, United States
  • Rolake Odetoyinbo, Nigeria
  • Eric Goosby, United States


HIV and Millennium Development Goals: Can We Do One Without the Other? (.mp3)

HIV and Millennium Development Goals: Can We Do One Without the Other? (Russian) (.mp3)

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