Letter to Prime Minister Paul Martin re: Priorities for Canada & other G8 Leaders in addressing HIV/AIDS & Development

May 10, 2005

A letter to Canadian Prime Minister Paul Martin from 33 international development organizations, AIDS service organizations, trade unions, faith-based groups, human rights organizations, recommending priorities for Canada and the other G8 leaders in addressing HIV/AIDS and development.On vaccines, it says:

G8 countries must commit to significantly increasing funding for AIDS vaccine research over the next three years, and to creating an advance purchase commitment that will enable global access to an AIDS vaccine. We call on Canada to reconfirm support and funding for collaborative AIDS vaccine research efforts and endorse the Global HIV Vaccine Enterprise scientific plan


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