"Why we need harm reduction to reach universal access goals" - Speech by Michel Sidibé, Executive Director of UNAIDS, 28 January 2009.
I am deeply honored and privileged to join you for this important meeting for three reasons: First, we are witnessing a revolution in practice—a revolution which brings altogether users and ex-users, human rights advocates, public health practitioners and of course those who have the financial resources to make a difference—to address a pressing problem for which there are straight-forward evidence-informed solutions.
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