UNAIDS and Private sector meet to explore collaboration towards virtual elimination of mother-to-child transmission

Author: UNAIDS, Published on: 16 March 2010

On 15 March 2010, UNAIDS Executive Director, Michel Sidibé met with more than 15 private sector companies affiliated with the Global Business Coalition on AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (GBC). Mr Sidibé…reiterated his call for the virtual elimination of mother-to-child transmission by 2015…“Ending mother-to-child transmission is everyone’s business and I urge the private sector to leverage their core competencies, resources and advocacy muscle to prevent all babies from becoming infected with HIV”…UNAIDS is convinced that mother-to-child transmission is an issue that the private sector can effectively tackle. [refers to Abbott, BD, Boehringer Ingelheim, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Booz & Co., Colgate-Palmolive, Johnson & Johnson, Mylan, the National Basketball Association, OraSure, Pfizer, Premier Medical Corporation, Spike DDB, Standard Bank, Standard Chartered Bank, Unilever, Vestergaard].

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Related companies: Abbott Laboratories BD (Becton, Dickinson) Boehringer Ingelheim Booz Allen Hamilton Bristol-Myers Squibb Colgate-Palmolive Johnson & Johnson Mylan Laboratories Pfizer Standard Bank Unilever Vestergaard Frandsen