17 Total Quotes

Peter Piot Quotes

Peter Piot
Misinformation about the disease and stigma against living with HIV still hamper prevention, care and treatment efforts everywhere.
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#Disease

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Many countries in East Asia and the Pacific face a potentially explosive increase in new HIV infections. The only way to prevent this is to move quickly to population-wide access to the full range of life-saving services.
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#Asia

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There are other countries like Pakistan, Bangladesh, Malaysia, they have also emerging AIDS epidemics. So what is going on here in Indonesia is going to be highly relevant to other parts of the world.
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#Aids

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Coca-Cola Africa's special strength is its ability to bring its unrivalled marketing and logistics expertise to responses to the epidemic, from the community to the highest political level,
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#Ability

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Africa is fragile, and this could really overburden its systems.
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#Africa

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It's one of the greatest injustices in the world today, ... Without massive treatment programs there won't be people left in the most affected countries to organize prevention programs, to teach in the schools, to organize the farms, to lead the country.
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#People

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Misinformation about the disease and stigma against people living with HIV still hamper prevention, care and treatment efforts everywhere. If we are to get ahead of the AIDS epidemic, we must tackle stigma, ensure that the available funds are spent effectively to scale-up HIV prevention, care and treatment programs, and mobilize more resources.
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#Disease

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That's a breakthrough and that's particularly important for young people because they look at them as role models and helps raise public awareness.
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#People

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AIDS continues to tear apart families and communities, leaving behind 15 million orphans and robbing countries of their future.
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#Future

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People are starting later with their first sexual intercourse, they are having fewer partners, there's more condom use.
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#People

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The reality is that the AIDS epidemic continues to outstrip the global and national efforts to contain it,
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#Reality

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The global response to AIDS has gained real momentum in the past decade, so much so that for the first time we can hope to get ahead of the epidemic.
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#Past

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We are on very thin ice here. AIDS has made a mess of Africa's health care systems, and none of the factors that created the AIDS disaster have gone away. But with bird flu, we could be looking at things getting worse in a matter of months, not decades.
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#Health

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Six billion dollars are allocated to fighting AIDS and HIV, while 15 billion are needed in 2006 and more than 20 billion per year after 2008.
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#Fighting

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We are facing here a crisis that is unprecedented.
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#Crisis

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[UNAIDS presents a more clinical argument.] We deal with the facts, ... And if you exclude any group from the process in response to AIDS, you can never build an effective response. That's the fact.
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#Facts

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What we are seeing are pockets of rising and quite strong levels of infection originally among people who participated in sharing needles, drug use, and sex workers. But what we know from the experience all over the world is, it's spreading outside these groups.
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#People