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Press Statement from Kenya AIDS Civil Society AIDS Groups Cheer First Major New Commitment by Presidential Candidate


Maureen Milanga
February 2013

This press release from a coalition of Kenyan civil society groups celebrates a success in an election-year campaign led by 2013 AVAC Advocacy Fellow Maureen Milanga to secure commitments to good HIV policy by political candidates. The pledge by Prime Minister Raila Odinga committed his administration, if elected, to provide universal access to antiretroviral therapy and to spend 15 percent of the national budget on healthcare.