G8 Okinawa Communiqué

Sectors : HIV/AIDS, Malaria, TB
Organisation : G8
Date made: 
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“29. We therefore commit ourselves to working in strengthened partnership with governments, the World Health Organisation (WHO) and other international organisations, industry (notably pharmaceutical companies), academic institutions, NGOs and other relevant actors in civil society to deliver three critical UN targets:
- Reduce the number of HIV/AIDS-infected young people by 25% by 2010 (UN Secretary- General Report to the General Assembly on 27/3/2000);

- Reduce TB deaths and prevalence of the disease by 50% by 2010 (WHO Stop TB Initiative);

- Reduce the burden of disease associated with malaria by 50% by 2010 (WHO Roll Back Malaria).”