Angus MP Mike Weir this week joined UK, international and student activists at a STOPAIDS parliamentary event to mark World AIDS Day on December 1.
UK investment has helped to transform the global HIV response and Mike voiced his support for renewed UK leadership in the push to end the global AIDS epidemic by 2030.
Mr Weir said: “The results we have achieved through UK investment in tackling AIDS are astounding. We’ve saved millions of lives and now have the opportunity to push on and end the epidemic by 2030. But many lives have been lost to AIDS in the UK and around the world, and millions more will be at risk if we become complacent. I urge our government to lead this global effort, remaining focused until the end.”
STOPAIDS is the network of 80 UK agencies working against HIV and AIDS.