Australian Federation of AIDS Organisations

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Turning Political Will into Action

The UN 2011 Political Declaration on HIV/AIDS is a significant international agreement endorsed by all UN Member States. AFAO considers how the political will underpinning the Declaration can re-invigorate Australia’s HIV response.

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About AFAO

The Australian Federation of AIDS Organisations (AFAO) is the national federation for the HIV community response. We provide leadership, coordination and support to the Australia's policy, advocacy and health promotion response to HIV/AIDS.

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