The Abuja Call for Accelerated Action towards Universal Access to HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria Services in Africa

CHARTER ON HIV/AIDS, TB AND MALARIA

The Abuja Call lists six goals to be achieved by 2010 (later extended to 2015) including providing access to basic services to at least five million children who have lost parents to HIV/AIDS, ensuring that 80% of people have access to condoms for HIV prevention, ensuring that at least 80% of people have access to voluntary HIV testing and counseling services, and ensuring that all HIV-positive people living with TB have access to antiretroviral drugs and counseling. It also calls for the promotion of partnerships, research and development and strengthening oversight, evaluation and reporting mechanisms, as well as greater civil society and private sector involvement in controlling the three diseases

Access to Medical Services

The Abuja Call for Accelerated Action Towards Universal Access to HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria Services in Africa, popularly known as the Abuja Call is a set of commitments adopted by African governments in 2006 to tackle HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis (TB) and Malaria. In reviewing the 2000 and 2001 ...

Gender & Equality

The Protocol to the African Charter on Human Rights and Peoples' Rights on the Rights of Women in Africa, also known as the Maputo Protocol, was adopted on 11th July 2003 by the African Union (AU). As of April 2013, 48 countries have signed the Protocol out of which 36 have ratified. The protocol as...

Learn and Empower

Learn about what the AU Instruments say about development and rights, and share it. Empower and increase knowledge about what the African Union (AU) instruments are; what rights you have and how you can hold your governments and leaders accountable.