SITUATION. What we know.

The number of lives saved thanks to the HIV and AIDS response in this century is remarkable. But for the sake of the children and adolescents still affected, and for all future generations, we cannot mistake advancement for attainment. We must do more, and do it faster than ever. That's the only way to achieve an AIDS-free generation.

Anthony Lake, UNICEF Executive Director

1st Decade

Prevent mother-to-child transmission of HIV and ensure access to paediatric HIV care and treatment

2nd Decade

Reduce AIDS-related deaths, prevent new HIV infections, and end related discrimination among adolescents by 2020

Across Decades

Make HIV prevention, testing, and treatment widely available to children in risk-prone & emergency settings and in marginalized populations


  • Optimizing HIV Treatment Access (OHTA)

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