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HIV – Death by Diplomacy

Categories: Sub-Saharan Africa, Nigeria, Uganda, Zambia, Development, Health, Humanitarian Response

Leading African HIV activists and other campaigners from around the world are anxious that previous gains made at the international level five years ago. Olivia Phiri, Zambian blogger at Real Life of a Journalist [1] reports on appeals made to UN Secretary General Kofi Annan [2]. Activists are concerned that the outcome of current three-day UN meeting on HIV and AIDS in New York might not only be a step backwards but also be actively harmful to those with the disease.