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 Presidential Fast Track Initiative to End AIDS by 2030 Launch

His Excellency, Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, The President of the Republic of Uganda, on Tuesday, June 6, 2017 launched the Presidential Fast-Track Initiative to end AIDS as a public health threat in Uganda by 2030. This launch took place at Imperial Royale Hotel in Kampala. At the same function, the President also appended his signature on to the Presidential commitment to end AIDS in Uganda.

Several representatives from local and international organizations like UNAIDS, UNDP, WFP, Uganda’s development partners, Diplomatic corps, Civil Society organizations, top government officials, Religious, Political and district leaders, among other dignitaries attended this launch.

The Presidential Fast Track Initiative is focused on a 5 Point Plan

1. Engage men in HV prevention to close the tap on new infections particularly among the adolescent girls and young women. 

2. Accelerate Implementation of Test and Treat and attainment of 90-90-90 targets particularly among men and young people 

3. Consolidate progress on eliminating mother-to-child transmission of HIV

4. Ensure financial sustainability for the HIV response

5. Ensure institutional effectiveness for a well coordinated multi-sectoral response

At the launch, the President issued a message handbook that contained messages that target men, parents, young people and leaders.