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[Photos] African First Ladies talk HIV on sidelines of 30th A.U. summit

[Photos] African First Ladies talk HIV on sidelines of 30th A.U. summit

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<p>African First Ladies were not left out as their husbands deliberated over issues of peace, security and corruption as concerns the continent.</p> <p>The Organization of African First Ladies against <span class="caps">HIV</span>/AIDS (<span class="caps">OAFLA</span>) was also active on the sidelines of the just ended 30th African Union Heads of State and government meeting in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa. </p> <p>Overall, seventeen First Ladies met for what was their 20th Ordinary General Assembly at the A.U. headquarters. Their discussions centered on efforts by African nations to meet <span class="caps">HIV</span> infection reduction targets ahead of the year 2020.</p> <h3> <a href="http://www.africanews.com/2017/07/04/ethiopia-first-lady-elected-president-of-african-first-ladies-photos/" target="_blank">[Photos] African first ladies meet at 2017 A.U. summit, Ethiopia’s Tesfaye elected president </a> </h3> <p><img src="https://static.euronews.com/articles/42/87/428703/1024x576_bonus-OAFLA3.jpg" alt="" /></p> <p><img src="https://static.euronews.com/articles/42/87/428703/1024x576_bonus-OAFLA4.jpg" alt="" /></p> <p><img src="https://static.euronews.com/articles/42/87/428703/1024x576_bonus-OAFLA5.jpg" alt="" /></p> <p><img src="https://static.euronews.com/articles/42/87/428703/1024x576_bonus-OAFLA10.jpg" alt="" /></p> <p><img src="https://static.euronews.com/articles/42/87/428703/1024x576_bonus-OAFLA11.jpg" alt="" /></p> <p><img src="https://static.euronews.com/articles/42/87/428703/1024x576_bonus-OAFLA1.jpg" alt="" /></p> <p><img src="https://static.euronews.com/articles/42/87/428703/1024x576_bonus-OAFLA6.jpg" alt="" /></p> <p><img src="https://static.euronews.com/articles/42/87/428703/1024x576_bonus-OAFLA8.jpg" alt="" /></p> <p><img src="https://static.euronews.com/articles/42/87/428703/1024x576_bonus-OAFLA9.jpg" alt="" /></p> <p><img src="https://static.euronews.com/articles/42/87/428703/1024x576_bonus-OAFLA7.jpg" alt="" /></p> <p><strong><em>Michel Sidibe is head of <span class="caps">UNAIDS</span> and he was present during deliberations at the summit</em></strong></p> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">.<a href="https://twitter.com/US_AU?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw"><code>US_AU</a> the 20th Ordinary General Assembly of Organization of African First Ladies Against HIV/AIDS (<a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/OAFLA?src=hash&ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#OAFLA</a>) <a href="https://twitter.com/_AfricanUnion?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw"></code>_AfricanUnion</a>. <a href="https://twitter.com/OAFLA?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw"><code>OAFLA</a>’s theme this year is Transforming Africa through Prioritizing Children, Adolescents and Mothers in the Fight against HIV. <a href="https://t.co/hTHNau7FLh">pic.twitter.com/hTHNau7FLh</a></p>&mdash; US Mission to the AU (</code>US_AU) <a href="https://twitter.com/US_AU/status/957942332787175424?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">January 29, 2018</a></blockquote> <script async src="https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> <p><strong><em>Photos courtesy <code>OAFLA, </code>FirstLadyKenya and @RAkufoAddo</em></strong></p>
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