“Ending AIDS by 2030: Science, Community, and Political Commitment” Symposium with new Global Fund Executive Director Peter Sands In conjunction with the first official visit to Japan by Peter Sands, newly appointed executive director of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, a symposium will be held by Japan Center for International Exchange/Friends of the Global Fund, …
Four members of the Friends of the Global Fund Japan (FGFJ) Diet Task Force visited Indonesia and Timor-Leste from September 5–11. The trip provided an opportunity for the participants to see first-hand how Japan’s support for the Global Fund is making an impact in the field and to grasp the challenges that government officials and communities continue to face.
On April 17, a seminar was held in Tokyo to launch the Japanese translation of Peter Piot’s memoir, No Time to Lose: A Life in Pursuit of Deadly Viruses, which recounts his experience on the front lines of the fight against communicable diseases.
Japan’s First Lady, Akie Abe, is collaborating with the MTV Staying Alive Foundation on the launch of an HIV/AIDS awareness campaign, which will begin with “Ask Akie Abe,” a Q&A with Mrs. Abe via Twitter.