Monday, 16 July 2012

UNAIDS to launch new report –Together we will end AIDS

The new 2012 UNAIDS report Together we will end AIDS will be launched on the 18th July ahead of the XIX International AIDS Conference which is taking place from 22-27 July in Washington DC.
The report contains the latest data on numbers of new HIV infections, numbers of people receiving antiretroviral treatment, AIDS-related deaths and HIV among children. It also highlights new scientific opportunities and social progress, and gives an overview of international and domestic HIV investments.
The report will be launched during a high-level interactive panel discussion in Washington DC at 10:30am EST / 14:30 GMT on Wednesday 18th July which is also the time that the report and press kit will go live on the UNAIDS website at
Materials for broadcasters
In addition to the report and press kits UNAIDS will be providing a video footage and video news release for broadcasters which includes footage from Asia, Eastern Europe, Latin America and sub-Saharan Africa. These materials will also be available on a password protected website and if you are interested in receiving them in advance of the launch date please contact Saya Oka on
If you would like to know more about the report or the launch event or if you would like to arrange an interview please do not hesitate to contact Sophie Barton-Knott for more information.

UNAIDS Media Contacts
Global Media | Sophie Barton-Knott | +41 22 791 1697 |
Regional | Media Saira Stewart | +41 22 791 2511 |
Audio Visual | Saya Oka | +41 22 791 1552 |

The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) leads and inspires the world to achieve its shared vision of zero new HIV infections, zero discrimination and zero AIDS-related deaths. UNAIDS unites the efforts of 11 UN organizations—UNHCR, UNICEF, WFP, UNDP, UNFPA, UNODC, UN Women, ILO, UNESCO, WHO and the World Bank—and works closely with global and national partners to maximize results for the AIDS response. Learn more at and connect with us on Facebook and Twitter

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