Resolution 75/260 of UNGA

15 June 2021 Current Affairs:The Union Health Minister gave a speech on HIV/AIDS prevention at the 75th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). The UNGA Resolution 75/260 addresses the implementation of the HIV/AIDS Declaration of Commitment and the political declarations on HIV/AIDS.

Highlights:
♦ The concept of ‘Social Contracting,’ through which the ‘Targeted Interventions Program,’ is central to India’s unique HIV prevention model.
♦ The HIV and AIDS Prevention and Control Act of 2017 establishes a legal and regulatory framework to protect the human rights of infected and affected populations.
♦ In India, nearly 1.4 million people are receiving free anti-retroviral treatment.
 

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