UN conference on AIDS settles on compromise statementBMJ 2006; 332 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.332.7554.1349 (Published 08 June 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;332:1349
- Janice Hopkins Tanne
- New York
Last week's UN high level meeting on AIDS in New York agreed on a declaration of commitment that was stronger than some countries would have liked but weaker than what non-governmental and pressure groups wanted. Nevertheless, it goes further than the previous declaration of 2001.
The secretary general of the United Nations, Kofi Annan, said that the …