International – WHO calls for leaders to address the global HIV response

The World Health Organization (WHO) has made a call for world leaders and citizens to recognise and address the inequalities acting as barriers to progress in reaching the worldwide goal to end AIDS by 2030.

WHO made the announcement to coincide with World AIDS Day 2022, an annual global health day taking place on 1 December each year as a chance to commemorate the lives lost to AIDS-related illnesses, while acting as a way to show support for those living with HIV.

As part of World AIDS Day this year, WHO has recommended a renewed steer on implementing its 2022 guidance to reach the HIV and related health needs of children and key populations.

Alongside global partners and communities, WHO stands in solidarity with those impacted by the illness, unifying under this year’s theme ‘Equalize’…