United Nations Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for HIV/AIDS in Eastern Europe and Central Asia
Michel Kazatchkine is an internationally recognized physician who has devoted thirty years of his professional life to the AIDS response. From 2007 to 2012 he served as the Executive Director of the Global Fund to fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria and from 1998 to 2005 he was Director of the French National Agency for AIDS Research. Between 2005 and 2007 he served as France's Global Ambassador for HIV and Communicable Diseases.
Why are Human Rights so Central to the AIDS Response in Eastern Europe, Central Asia, and Everywhere Else?
We will only be able to get people into treatment early, and retain them in treatment, if we finally move from rhetoric to real action on HIV and human rights.