Vice president receives UNAIDS-Africa ambassador
Luanda, Luanda - Angola's vice president, Fernando da Piedade Dias dos Santos, Tuesday in Luanda received in audience the first Africa's ambassador of the United Nations Joint Programme for HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), Nacissela Mauricio. The UNAIDS official, who thanked the vice president for the Government's commitment towards the fight against the epidemics, said she has come inform on the action plan she intends to implement to reduce the prevalence of infections and ask for assistance of Angolan Government to the cause. Speaking to journalists at the end of the audience, Nacissela Maurício said that the vice president was much welcoming and willing to await the project. According to her, the project will be developed until 2015, aimed at outlining an institutional support. The UNAIDS-Africa ambassador announced that the work plan will focus on educating people, especially young people of both sexes in order to enable them understand the danger of the disease and precautions to be taken into account to prevent new infections.