Botswana to end AIDS in 2030 - Masisi

President Masisi at the World AIDS day Commemoration in Maun
President Masisi at the World AIDS day Commemoration in Maun

The President of Botswana, Mokgweetsi Masisi says the country has set an ambitious target to attain zero new infections and bring an end to AIDS by 2030.

Speaking at the recent commemoration of World AIDS Day in Maun, Masisi said his administration is committed to strengthening the response to be more community-led and rights-based so that ‘no one is left behind’ in the process.

He also explained that the focus on the HIV prevention roadmap building up to 2020 was on HIV primary prevention, the promotion as well as the provision of effective tools to prevent HIV infections.

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