Steve Kraus, director of the UNAIDS Regional Support Team for Asia and the Pacific, calls on a more authentic partnership with the civil society to battle against HIV/AIDS.
According to Kraus, in the fight against the epidemic, civil society, the government and the UN system have their respective roles and have them participate in a four-day Congress themed Asia/Pacific Reaching Triple Zero: Investing in Innovation.
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Co-founders William Mann and David Mravyan devised the Sensimat during a mandatory project for their MBA at the Richard Ivey School of Business in Canada. Sensimat is a device that helps manage and assess pressure among wheelchair users.
UN Official Calls to Partner with Civil Society to Combat AIDS