The Journey: Abuja and beyond.

In the wake of the September 2000 Millennium Summit, the leaders of African Union Member States assembled in Abuja, Nigeria in 2000 and 2001, and adopted the Abuja Declarations and Frameworks for Action on Roll Back Malaria, and on HIV and AIDS, tuberculosis and other related infectious diseases. The primary objective of the Abuja Declarations and Frameworks was for Africa to collectively and individually work towards arresting and reversing the staggering rate at which these diseases were eroding prior progress made in socio-economic development.

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