Health and UNAIDS to release 2012 Global AIDS data and 2011 South Africa (SA) prevention from mother to child transmission (PMTCT) impact study
18 Jul 2012
Health Minister Dr. Aaron Motsoaledi and the UNAIDS will on Thursday (19/07) launch new global HIV data from the 2012 Global AIDS report and release the 2011 South Africa prevention from mother to child transmission (PMTCT) impact study report.
The 2011 South Africa PMTCT impact study will provide information on the progress and challenges in the PMTCT programme to give indication if the country is managing the decline in the new HIV infections among children.
"The elimination of mother-to-child transmission agenda is a significant priority for South African government and aligns to global targets set in the political declaration of the 2011 General Assembly High-Level meeting on AIDS.
The new Global HIV data and the PMTCT impact study report are released on the eve of the International AIDS conference in Washington DC.
Media is invited.
Date: Thursday, 19 July 2012
Venue: Crowne Plaza, Rosebank
For more information and RSVP contact:
Zenawit T Melesse (UNAIDS)
Cell: 082 909 2637
Shantha Bloem (UNAIDS)
Cell: 079 495 5938
Media Liaison Officer
Cell: 082 887 3581
Cell: 079 517 3333
Issued by: Department of Health
18 Jul 2012
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