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East Asia and Pacific region agrees on ‘Hanoi Call to Action’ against HIV/AIDS
HANOI, Viet Nam, 24 March 2006 – Government officials and delegates from across East Asia and the Pacific vowed today to take swift and decisive actions tackling the issue of children and HIV/AIDS in the region.

Experts say HIV prevention efforts aren’t reaching children at risk in East Asia and Pacific
HANOI, Viet Nam, 23 March 2006 – HIV prevention efforts in East Asia and the Pacific are failing to reach children and young people most at risk of infection because of persistent stigma and discrimination, experts said Thursday at the region’s highest-level conference on the virus’s impact on children.

Children ‘missing’ from HIV/AIDS response, regional meeting in Viet Nam told
HANOI, Viet Nam, 22 March 2006 – Children and young people can play a crucial role in curbing the AIDS pandemic in East Asia and the Pacific, but they are still missing from efforts to prevent the disease, international health officials said today at the start of a regional conference on HIV/AIDS and children.

Viet Nam: Youth workshop gives voice to children affected by HIV and AIDS
HANOI, Viet Nam, 21 March 2006 – Children and young people must be on top of the HIV and AIDS agenda in East Asia and the Pacific, said 13 youth delegates to the region’s first-ever regional consultation on children and HIV/AIDS, which begins here tomorrow.

Historic regional meeting on Children and AIDS
HANOI, Viet Nam, 20 March 2006 – The impact of HIV and AIDS on children is the focus of an historic two-day meeting in Hanoi this week as experts, activists, politicians and young people gather to discuss ways to stem the spread of the pandemic in East Asia and the Pacific.

7th East Asia and the Pacific Ministerial Consultation on Children
SIEM REAP, Cambodia, 23 March 2005 – At the opening session of the 7th East Asia and the Pacific Ministerial Consultation on Children, held here 23 - 25 March 2005, UNICEF Executive Director Carol Bellamy called on participating countries to do more to tackle the growing disparities facing the region’s most vulnerable children.


 

 

 

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