“Despite the progress made over the past decades, infectious diseases such as HIV, AIDS, Hepatitis and TB continue to be strongly stigmatized. A high percentage of new infectious diseases occur in young people. This is worrying. This battle is theirs as much as anyone else’s.
Political will is our strongest asset. Yet it remains untapped. It is political will that would ultimately empower everyone to fight this problem. This is our time to act and make a difference.”