It could be Morocco Proud of the great progress that has been made In the fight against AIDS, in accordance with the approach of consultation, partnership and respect for equity and human rights, El Jumaa said in Essaouira, Minister Health and Social Protection Khaled Ait Taleb.

Dans une allocution lue en son nom par le directeur de l’épidémiologie et de la lutte contre les maladies au ministère, Mohamed El Youbi, à l’ouverture d’une conférence internationale sur la lutte contre le Sida, le ministre souligné éga The kingdom ” We can be proud of being the first country in the MENA region to achieve the second and third 90-90-90 goals since 2019 and all three 90-90-90s for women in 2020, allowing us to make a serious and tangible choice in order to eradicate HIV. Human immunity by 2030«.

Mr. Ait Taleb will continue that Morocco has been mobilized to fight AIDS since the beginning of the global epidemic, with a solid culture of partnership, including government departments and civil society organizations, not forgetting the support of international financial and technical partners. Noting that this battle, which benefits from political commitment at the highest level, is supported by various reforms and projects implemented under the enlightened leadership of His Majesty King Mohammed VI.

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He pointed out that the Ministry of Health developed its national program to combat AIDS shortly after the discovery of the first case in 1986, explaining that as of 2003, the battle was organized in the form of five national strategic plans, designed and implemented with all national and international partners.

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The minister noted that the current strategic plan (2020-2023) aims to reduce new HIV infections and deaths by 50%, reduce stigma and discrimination associated with HIV, and strengthen governance and partnership in order to accelerate and sustain the national response.

Organized by Cercle Eugène Delacroix, in partnership with Essaouira and Beit Dekira, this major conference on the occasion of the 40th anniversary of the fight against AIDS is an opportunity to highlight the hostilities carried out in Morocco and France to end the spread of HIV.

This meeting, which coincides with the 20th anniversary of the Global Fund, aims primarily to highlight the actions of elected local officials in the fight against AIDS in France and Morocco, in cooperation with Élus Locaux Contre le Sida, an association of elected French locals against AIDS. AIDS and AIMF, International Association of Francophone Mayors.

This conference also aims to launch »Essaouira’s call To alert governments and global health donors to the need to boost resources in financing the Global Fund and Unitaid, and finally to provide support to the Moroccan Association for AIDS Control (ALCS) that is doing a great job every day in the Kingdom. .

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