Saturday, 29 June 2013

Mrs. Kagame attends UNAIDS & Lancet Commision Meeting

first_lady_speakingThe UNAIDS and LANCET commission was launched in May 2013 to draw lessons from the AIDS experience and find ways to move to sustainable health.
The resources available for HIV/AIDS can and should be used to build stronger and more sustainable health systems.
President Joyce Banda of Malawi is co-chair of the commission and invited the First Lady, Mrs. Jeannette Kagame to be one of the high-level commissioners.
Mrs Kagame delivered remarks at the opening session of the 2day meeting and shared the Rwandan experience with AIDS and how we have built our health systems with innovative approaches such as community health workers.
Alongside President Joyce Banda, the commission is co-chaired by Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, and Peter Piot.
There are total of 30 commissioners known for their significant contributions to and leadership in HIV/AIDS, including politicians, scientists, medical professionals, donors.


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