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UNAIDS PCB – Statement
Agenda Item 7
Follow-up to the thematic segment from the 36th Programme Coordinating Board meeting
 

27 October 2015 – 37th UNAIDS PCB Meeting, Geneva, Switzerland

This statement is made on behalf of Stop Aids Alliance, the International HIV/AIDS Alliance, Aids Fonds/STOP AIDS NOW, the Interagency Coalition on AIDS and Development (ICAD), and the Global Network of People Living with HIV (GNP+).

Thank you Mr Chair,

We again thank you for the very timely thematic on HIV in Emergency Contexts that took place at the June meeting of the PCB.

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