'We need to increase HIV investments'

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Director of Proceedings, it is my singular pleasure and honour to welcome you to this watershed meeting in which we hope to transform the Judicial Education Programme for Judicial Officers in Africa.

It may be appropriate - in order to contextualise our discussion - to give a brief overview of background information, which may serve as a reminder of the challenge we face and must defeat going forward, in order to realise our vision for justice for all.

We are here at an important junction in the history of combating the HIV/TB epidemic. UNAIDS data shows that the number of people with access to antiretroviral therapy has more than doubled since 2010, bringing the new total of people on HIV treatment around the world to an estimated 17 million at the end of 2015.

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