CAIRO - 10 July 2021:Featuring public figures and superstars across the World, yousra takes part in UN campaign on Ending AIDS.
As UNAIDS Goodwill Ambassador for the Middle East and North Africa, superstar Yousra has taken part in the United Nations campaign, through which it sends a powerful message to hold world leaders to their commitment to end the AIDS epidemic by 2030.
The campaigns comes 40 years after the first cases of AIDS were reported. Yousra delivered her words that opened the film, saying “To end AIDS, we need to talk about it”.
Alongside Yousra, the campaign features a number of public figures and superstars from across the world, including the English musician Sir Elton John, Princess Stéphanie of Monaco, Canadian filmmaker David Furnish, France’s Ambassador for Global Health, Stéphanie Seydoux, American actress and singer Sheryl Lee Ralph, First Lady of the Central African Republic, H.E. Madam Brigitte Touadera, and Winnie Byanyima, Executive Director, UNAIDS.
The film also presents various statics regarding the world’s AIDS infections, its risks and harm.
As UNAIDS Goodwill Ambassador for the Middle East and North Africa, Yousra is keen on her participation in the UN activities.
She works on eliminating stigma and discrimination against people living with and affected by HIV in the Arab region.
She also raises awareness on HIV prevention, and encourages those infected to receive treatment.