Wafaa El-Sadr, MD, MPH, MPA, global director of ICAP at Columbia University, is part of an international group of experts convened by UNAIDS to set the next generation of goals for the global AIDS response.
This group presented the process, main results, and next steps at a satellite session during the 2020 International AIDS Conference.
Wafaa El-Sadr, from ICAP at Columbia University, said that according to the results of the technical consultation on testing and treatment, in order to leave no one behind the targets should be the same for all subpopulations, including key populations. There should also be specific targets for men and women adjusted by age group and specifically for children younger than 13 years of age. Pregnant women should have testing and treatment targets higher than 95%.