The 20th International AIDS Conference was hosted in Melbourne, Australia in July 2014, and was the ideal forum to launch the UNAIDS "90-90-90" campaign to limit HIV transmission and promote better health and care for all people living with HIV.
Australia has committed to reaching the ambitious targets which are as follows:
Read more about the ambitious treatment targets here.
Other key national prevention efforts include:
The Declaration highlights four key action areas to achieve these goals:
Go to the website to add your signature of support to the Melbourne Declaration.
Meaningful Involvement of People with HIV/AIDS – The meaningful involvement of people living with HIV/AIDS is about ensuring that the personal experiences of people living with HIV are considered in all aspects of the HIV response. Whether it is prevention, treatment, or support, affected populations need to be identified as the key stakeholder and should be included in all forms of decision making. People living with HIV should be central to the HIV prevention effort and QPP is proud to have been representing people living with HIV since 1989.
The United Nations definition of MIPA: Meaningful Involvement of PLHIV in program development, implementation and policy-making will improve the relevance, acceptability and effectiveness of the HIV response as they have directly experienced the factors that make individuals and communities vulnerable to HIV.