World AIDS Day not necessarily an occasion to celebrate, says local researcher (Julio Montaner, BC-CfE)

It’s been thirty years since World AIDS Day was launched – something that is marked every year on December 1st.

While it’s a day to recognize advances in the treatment of the potentially fatal condition, a Vancouver researcher is airing his frustration about the lack of progress on an ambitious goal he had set a few years ago.

Back in 2015, Julio Montaner, director of the BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS, worked with the UN-AIDS program to get global leaders to agree that the AIDS pandemic could be ended by 2030.

Renee Bernard reports.

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