April 11, 2007
African Activists Confront Health Ministers
AIDS activists urged African health ministers today to move forward on earlier commitments instead of starting from scratch at an ongoing summit in Johannesburg, South Africa. The ministers are discussing ways to strengthen health systems in Africa and laying out steps for reaching United Nations Millennium Development goals by 2015. The activists demanded action to combat gender-based violence, improve HIV prevention services and make drugs safer and more affordable.
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