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View Resource Security Council Addresses AIDS in Africa

On Monday, Vice President Al Gore opened the first UN Security Council of the new century with the announcement of US intentions to focus the council's agenda for the next week on the AIDS epidemic in Africa. Part of a larger focus on Africa in general for the month-long tenure of the US chairship, this announcement marks the first time the Security Council has taken up a major world health...
View Resource Children Orphaned by AIDS: Front-line Responses from Eastern and Southern Africa

Released on December 1, World AIDS Day, this new report from the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) explores the skyrocketing number of children in sub-Saharan Africa made orphans by the AIDS pandemic. The numbers involved are simply staggering. By the end of 1999, over 11.2 million children will be orphaned by AIDS, 95 percent of...
View Resource Call to Action for Children Left Behind by AIDS: A Plea for Communities, Governments, Civil Society, the Private Sector and International Partners to Vigorously Address the Plight of Children Who Are Affected by the AIDS Epidemic

Issued on December 1, 1999 and available in MS Word format only, is a "Call to Action" from UNICEF, UNAIDS, and the National Black Leadership Commission on AIDS (BLCA), which includes a series of recommendations for governments and communities.