JOHANNESBURG, 29 November 2010 (PlusNews)
- Sheila Tlou, former Minister of Health in Botswana, took over as UNAIDS
director for East and southern Africa in November, just a month before
the deadline for achieving universal access to treatment, prevention, care
and support expires.
With only two countries in the region
having met the target for treatment, Tlou talked to IRIN/PlusNews about
the value of setting goals and what countries should aim for next.
QUESTION: How do you think the targets
have contributed to the AIDS response, in light of the fact that many countries