Stop AIDS among youths with #EndAdolescentAIDS

by Annalisa Lista - 2015.02.18
Stop AIDS among youths with #EndAdolescentAIDS
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The International campaign “All In” #EndAdolescentAIDS has started, an initiative to put an end to the spread of the AIDS epidemic among children and adolescents. According to official figures, AIDS is the second leading cause of death among young people globally. Since this is the most hit age group. That is why UNAIDS, UNICEF, together with other partners and political leaders, gathered in Nairobi, have launched the new platform for action to drive better results for adolescents by encouraging strategic changes in policy and engaging more young people in the effort. All In focuses on four key action areas: engaging, mobilizing and empowering adolescents as leaders and actors of social change; improving data collection to better inform programming; encouraging innovative approaches to reach adolescents with essential HIV services adapted to their needs; and placing adolescent HIV firmly on political agendas to spur concrete action and mobilize resources. The virus counted 2.1 million young victims in 2013. 

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