[Press Release] UNAIDS and HGPI Sign Memorandum of Understanding on Strategic Initiatives to Promote HIV/AIDS Policy (March 1, 2021)
date : 3/6/2021
Tags: Global Health
The Health and Global Policy Institute (HGPI), represented by Chairman Kiyoshi Kurokawa, and the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV and AIDS (UNAIDS), represented by the Regional Director for Asia and the Pacific, Eamonn Murphy, signed a Memorandum of Understanding.
Under the MOU, HGPI and UNAIDS, through dialogue and collaboration aim to work jointly to end the AIDS epidemic as an urgent public health crisis in the Asia-Pacific region and commit to further promoting AIDS policy in the context of Universal Health Coverage and the COVID-19 pandemic.
About Health and Global Policy Institute (HGPI)
Health and Global Policy Institute (HGPI) is a Tokyo-based independent and non-profit health policy think tank, established in 2004. Since its establishment, HGPI has been working to help citizens shape health policies by generating policy options, and to bring stakeholders together as a non-partisan think-tank. HGPI’s mission is to improve the civic mind and the well-being of individuals, and to foster sustainable, healthy communities by shaping ideas and values, reaching out on global needs, and influencing society. HGPI is committed to activities that bring together relevant players in different fields, in order to provide innovative and practical solutions, and to help interested citizens understand policy options from a global, broad, and long-term perspective.
About Joint United Nations Programme on HIV and AIDS (UNAIDS)
The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV and AIDS (UNAIDS), established in 1996, is a United Nations agency that promotes comprehensive and coordinated global action against HIV and AIDS. UNAIDS works closely with global and national partners to guide the world towards achieving its shared vision of zero new HIV infections, zero discrimination, and zero AIDS-related deaths, and to ensure that the fight against AIDS yields the greatest results.