The Global Forum of AIDSfree Cities, The Conduit, Mayfair, is the highlight of the campaign of Independent, Evening Standard and Elton John's AIDS Foundation.
It will focus on the UN's goals 90-90-90, aimed at informing at least 90 percent of people with HIV status, receiving 90 percent of them for treatment, and 90 percent virally suppressing.
Health Secretary Matt Hancock and Secretary of International Development Penny Mordouth and a delegation of delegates involving civil leaders from the six key cities focused on the AIDS complaint – Kiev, Delhi, Atlanta, Maputo, Nairobi and London.
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Abhina Aher, a trans-activist and assistant director of the Alliance India, sLondon aid for the conference was "inspiring".
She told delegates: "There is an enormous amount of discrimination and social stigma against transgender people in India. Many of us are not accepted by our families, and some people like me do not even get dignity in death.
"Although I worked globally and worked on the front line that talked about HIV and AIDS, today I am still facing this stigma."
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AIDS is unacceptable: Mr. Speaker – This global scandal needs global action
Evening StandardDelegates of the Civil Society Forum did not apply for a special gala reception at the House of Lords, where Lord Norman Fowler's President told them that "global solutions" must be found on the Aids epidemic. Former Secretary of Health, who launched the nation's first national HIV / AIDS information campaign in the 1980s, hosted a rally last night from representatives from London, Atlanta, Maputo, Delhi, Nairobi and Kiev.
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Evening Standard editor, George Osborne, addresses the conference. He said: "With your help we managed our most successful campaign, we changed government policy here in this country, we raised awareness that this is a challenge, disease, we can do something. We have more people aware of their own status, and I'm just I hope that we made your life easier in the end.
"We will be long-term partners with you … the fight continues".
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Evening StandardThe charity boss today described how progress in treatment helped him to make a remarkable recovery after his HIV diagnosis. Gary Brow was a 23-year-old university student when he was told he was HIV positive and had only five years to live. The devastating diagnosis began with a chain of events that led to the development of AIDS and cancer – and thinking of suicide. For nearly 30 years, the 51-year-old recalls that the standard approach to such a forecast is "to earn your retirement and go to Disneyworld."
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The conference focuses on the goals of the UN "90-90-90 goals". They aim:
- Get at least 90 percent of people with HIV knowing their status
- Get 90 percent of them for treatment
- Make sure 90 percent have an "invisible viral load" where blood levels of the virus are so low that it can not be transmitted.
London has already achieved this goal, but aims to go further. The five other cities in our campaign – Atlanta, Nairobi, Maputo, Delhi and Kiev – work hard to fulfill the goals.
Representatives from Atlanta, Nairobi and London – three of our key cities – just signed a symbolic declaration of intent to meet the 90:90:90 goals together with Jose Zuniga of IAPAC and Tim Martino of UNAIDS.
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The Atlanta representative, Rob Pitts, who is Harriman of the Fulton County Commander, addresses the conference on behalf of himself and the Atlanta Mayor, Kisha Lance-Botmus, who carried out the city to achieve the global goals 90:90:90.
He explained how Atlanta is the world's capital for sexual trafficking and HIV / AIDS.
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The Secretary of International Development, Penny Mordaunt, took the stage after the Secretary of Health. She told the audience: "While the world has made great strides in dealing with HIV and AIDS, we need to intensify our efforts.
"The battle is far from over, especially in poorer countries where stigma, lack of awareness and lack of life-saving drugs remain.
"AIDS is still the largest killer of women of reproductive age around the world, and every week about 7,000 young women are infected with HIV.
"UK Aid Match" means that every time the British public donates a complaint against AIDS, we compare their donations for a kilo and their generosity goes double.
"Today is about celebrating success and driving action. I welcome you for your leadership, commitment and productive action.
"The extent of our ambition is clear, we all passionately believe that we can create a world future for the world, and I know that we will go."
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The health secretary now announces his intention to work to ensure that the UK does not have new HIV cases by 2030.
He said: "I am glad that today I announce that we will support and add funds for this campaign.
"Today we are setting a new goal: eradicating the transmission of HIV in England by 2030.
"It will include solutions from ultra-local to global … we plan to go from" Do not die from unbelief "in a world without a world."
Good morning and welcome to our coverage of the Global Forum to Fight AIDS Without Borders.
The money collected from public donations through the AIDS complaint will be used to support Elton John's AIDS projects in six key cities around the world (London, Nairobi, Atlanta, Kiev, Delhi and Maputo). Through the UK help match, the UK government will double public donations to £ 2m to be spent through projects in Maputo and Nairobi.