Four African First Ladies To Attend HIV/AIDS Meeting in Rwanda
Four African first ladies have confirmed that they plan to attend the Organization of African First Ladies Against HIV/AIDS committee meeting in the Rwandan capital of Kigali on Friday, Xinhuanet reports. The first ladies of Burundi, Ghana, Mali and Zambia have agreed to gather in Rwanda to discuss the strategic plan to fight HIV/AIDS they developed in Kigali earlier this year and to plan other priorities and strategies for the next two years, according to a statement released on Wednesday by Rwandan First Lady Jeannette Kagame, who serves as the current president of the organization and will chair the meeting. The first ladies of Mozambique and Kenya also will be represented at the meeting (Xinhuanet, 11/3).This is part of the KHN Morning Briefing, a summary of health policy coverage from major news organizations. Sign up for an email subscription.