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Faith-based Organisation meet in Rome to discuss how to extend their Service to more HIV/AIDS Patients

A meeting of faith-based organizations engaged in the provision of services to HIV/AIDS patients ended on Wednesday February 26th, 2014, in Rome. It was organized by and the United Nations AIDS department, . It was attended by 100 participants from different parts of the world. The delegates called for measures to ensure that at least 15 million people who are HIV positive around the world have access to high quality antiretroviral medicine and care. The gathering recognised the extensive HIV treatment services as well as care and support programmes offered by Caritas, other Catholic Church-based organizations, and many other Christian faith traditions, particularly in poor countries with limited resources. One of the participants was Christopher Benn, the Director of External Relations of the Global fund to fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. He spoke to Philippa Hitchen. RealAudioMP3


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