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Cuba Renews Its Commitment to Struggle against HIV-AIDS

New York, June 9 (RHC)-- At the United Nations, Cuba has renewed its commitment to supporting worldwide, regional, and national responses to the HIV/AIDS infection.

Addressing a high level meeting of the UN General Assembly on the issue, Cuban Health Minister Roberto Morales Ojeda said that the Caribbean state is ready and willing to help other countries, an to share Cuba's experience and accomplishments.

Minister Morales urged world solidarity and cooperation as the best and only way to achieve the common goal of eradicating the disease by 2030.

The Cuban health minister insisted that no national or international legislation, agreement, or policy should limit universal access to the best treatment available for patients infected with the virus, which has caused more than 34 million deaths since 1981 and today affects some 37 million others worldwide.

Edited by Pavel Jacomino
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