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Pakistan AIDS Program Signs Agreement With U.N. Women

April 28, 2011

Pakistan's National AIDS Control Program (NACP) on Tuesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with U.N. Women aimed at strengthening coordination on gender and HIV/AIDS, the News International reports. Amir Maqbool, acting program manager of NACP, and Alice Shackelford, U.N. Women's director in Pakistan, signed the MoU. "The MoU aims to formalise the ongoing cooperative relationship between NACP and U.N. Women in order to expedite the HIV response from a gender perspective, and to facilitate technical assistance, cooperation, consultation, and effective communication between NACP and U.N. Women" (4/27).

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