World leaders met on the 8th June 2021 at the United Nations General Assembly in New York to review the World AIDS targets to end AIDS by 2030. At this meeting new targets were set to reduce new infections and AIDS-related deaths, to eradicate new infections amongst infants, children, and adolescents, and to eliminate all forms of HIV-related discrimination by the year 2025.

It is against this backdrop that Professor Kaymarlin Govender, Research Director at HEARD, spoke to UMWE African News about how children continue to be neglected in discussions related to HIV/AIDS and TB treatment. Listen to Professor Govender here on targets and reflections on progress since 2016. Here is the link to the full article published in The Conversation