AIDS Concern's view on the Policy Address and Budget 2013-14
Policy Address and Budget 2013-14 is going to out soon. As HIV/AIDS issue have not been mentioned in the Policy address since 1997, AIDS Concern urged the Government to demonstrate the commitment to the work of the Advisory Council on AIDS by including support of the Hong Kong 2012-2016 AIDS Strategy as part of the coming Policy Address. We request the government to consider the following points and recommendations:
1. Scale up efforts to reduce stigma and discrimination
2. Respect confidentiality of HIV status
3. Improve the current HIV/AIDS monitoring and report system
4. Continue investment in all communities affected by HIV/AIDS
To read the full version of our letter to Chief Executive, please click here.