Wednesday, May 20, 2009

ASEAN Health Ministers discuss A(H1N1) and AIDS issues

Ministers of Health of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, or ASEAN, gathered for an informal meeting on the sidelines of the World Health Assembly (WHA) on 19 May 2009 in Geneva, Switzerland.

The main objective of the meeting was to discuss issues of common interest during the WHA, such as ASEAN’s strategies to address the A(H1N1) flu outbreak and prevent a pandemic as well as to discuss with UNAIDS Executive Director Mr Michel SidibĂ© strategies to achieve universal access to HIV prevention, treatment, care and support.

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