Kenya First Lady Briefs AU On Fight Against HIV


viagra geneva;”>The Assembly of OAFLA which coincided with the 21st Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the Heads of State and Government of the African Union was held at the African Union, Plenary Hall, AU Old Building.

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The Sunday meeting also served as the occasion for the celebration of the Golden Jubilee celebrations of the Organization of African Union (OAU) and the 10th anniversary of the African Union (AU).

Speaking during the opening ceremony, OAFLA President and First Lady of the Republic of Namibia Madam Penehupifo Pohamba outlined the achievement of the organization since she took over the presidency 18 months ago.

She said during the time, OAFLA had managed to establish strategic alliances with other global and regional bodies involved in the fight against HIV/Aids.

She further said the organization managed to mobilize resources that enabled it to purchase drugs to combat malaria and HIV/AIDS.

The Namibian First Lady said that during her tenure the organisation had set up structures to enhance its visibility in the global arena and had also successfully established permanent technical committees to assist OAFLA execute its mandate.

Madam Pohamba warmly welcomed First Lady Margaret Kenyatta and the First Lady of Ghana Lordina Mahama to OAFLA.

The agenda of the OAFLA meeting included elections for OAFLA President and vacant posts on the Steering Committee.

The meeting was attended by among others the First Lady of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia Madam Roman Tesfaye.

OAFLA’s mandate includes fighting stigmatization and discrimination of persons living with HIV/AIDS and to bring an end to new infections.


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