Britain's Prince Harry says lack of education on HIV is "absurd"

LONDON - Britain's Prince Harry has criticized the "absurd" lack education for young people on HIV, saying youngsters often don't know about the virus until it is too late.

Harry, 32, who has become a prominent HIV and AIDS campaigner through his charity Sentebale set up in 2006 to help children in Africa, said HIV needed to be treated like any other disease and without stigma.

AIDS is the second most common cause of death among adolescents globally and the leading cause of death among adolescents aged 10 to 19 in Africa, according to the United Nations' program UNAIDS.

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PITSENG, LESOTHO - DECEMBER 06: Prince Harry swings young three year old orphan boy called Lerato in this photograph taken with the help of a three year old blind girl called Karabo during a visit to Phelisanong Children's Home on December 6, 2014 in Maseru, Lesotho. Prince Harry was visiting Lesotho to see the work of his charity Sentebale. Sentebale provides healthcare and education to vulnerable children in Lesotho, Southern Africa. Prince Harry said 'Wow, what a welcome we got! There were forty over-energetic children using us as climbing frames, water fights, and a lot of laughs. The boy flying is Lerato, a 3 year old who was abandoned at birth. The photo was taken by 3 year old Karabo who is blind. She heard the clicks, went to the camera and with a little bit of help on direction, shot this great photo.' (Photo by Chris Jackson - WPA Pool /Getty Images)
Britain's Prince Harry gestures during his visit to the home of Oliver Rooney, who has Wolf Hirschhorn Syndrome, (unseen) in Bramley in Leeds, Yorkshire on July 7, 2017, the second day of his two-day visit to the city. / AFP PHOTO / POOL / Nigel Roddis (Photo credit should read NIGEL RODDIS/AFP/Getty Images)
LONDON - SEPTEMBER 28: Prince Harry meets six year old Alex Burke from Manchester, winner of the Bravest Child Award, at the WellChild Awards on September 28, 2009 in London, England. (Photo by Lewis Whyld - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
Prince Harry Plays Rugby At The Mants'Ase Orphanage In Lesotho. . (Photo by Mark Cuthbert/UK Press via Getty Images)
Prince Harry Assists Rugby Development Officers Coaching Ten & Eleven Year-Old Children At The Greenfield Primary School In Walsall. Harry Was Joined At The School By Senior Members Of The Rugby Football Union (Rfu). . (Photo by Mark Cuthbert/UK Press via Getty Images)
LESOTHO - UNDATED: In this undated Clarence House handout photo Prince Harry holds a child from one of the projects being helped by the Lesotho Fund. Prince Harry has returned to Lesotho to revisit community projects he worked on during his gap year to see first-hand how much progress had been made and to hand over items from the British Red Cross Lesotho Fund. (Photo by POOL/Tim Graham Picture Library/Getty Images)
LESOTHO - APRIL 24: (EMBARGOED: NOT FOR PUBLICATION BEFORE 0001 FRIDAY APRIL 28, 2006.) Prince Harry cuddles children Mutsu (L)and Lintle (R) in the grounds of the Mants'ase children's home, while on a return visit to Lesotho in southern Africa on April 24 2006. The Prince was in the country to launch his new charity called 'Sentebale', which means 'Forget me not' in memory of his mother Princess Diana (Photo by POOL/Tim Graham Picture Library/Getty Images)
ST MICHAEL'S ON WYRE, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 23: Prince Harry meets local school children during his visit to St Michael's on Wyre village hall on October 23, 2017 in St Michael's on Wyre, England. (Photo by Andrew Yates - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
MASERU, MASERU - JULY 09: Prince Harry pushes a child on a toy tractor at LCCU (Lesotho Child Counselling Unit) on July 9, 2008 in Maseru Lesotho. Prince Harry and soldiers of the Household Cavalry are in Lesotho to work on projects pinpointed by the Charity Sentenbale (Forget Me Not ) established by Prince Seeiso of Lesotho and Prince Harry to help the orphaned and disabled children. (Photo by Michelly Rall/WireImage)
SEMONKONG, LESOTHO - JUNE 17: Prince Harry and Prince William put gloves on a young boy during a visit to a child education centre on June 17, 2010 in Semonkong, Lesotho. The two Princes are on a joint trip to Africa which takes in Botswana, Lesotho and finally South Africa. During that time they will visit a number of projects supported by their respective charities Sentebale (Prince Harry) and Tusk Trust (Prince William). The trip will culminate with the brothers watching the England vs Algeria World Cup match in Cape Town. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
Britain's Prince Harry (L) congratulates a girl of the Mar�Shantytown after givinh her a medal as part of a social project, during the British and Brazilian-themed sports day on Flamengo beach in Rio de Janeiro, on March 10, 2012. Britain's Prince Harry arrived in Rio on Friday for his first official visit to Brazil to launch the GREAT campaign promoting his country ahead of the 2012 Olympics. AFP PHOTO/ANTONIO SCORZA (Photo credit should read ANTONIO SCORZA/AFP/Getty Images)
MASERU, LESOTHO - FEBRUARY 27: Prince Harry meets partially sighted children at St Bernadette's Centre for the blind a project supported by his charity Sentebale on February 27, 2013 in Maseru, Lesotho. Sentebale is a charity founded by Prince Harry and Prince Seeiso of Lesotho. It helps the most vulnerable children in Lesotho get the support they need to lead healthy and productive lives. Sentebale works with local grassroots organisations to help these children, the victims of extreme poverty and Lesotho's HIV/AIDS epidemic. Cathy Ferrier was appointed as Sentebale's Chief Executive in March 2012 and is spearheading a fundraising initiative to build the Mamohato Centre which will provide psychosocial support for children and young people infected with HIV. Prince Harry is due to pay a visit to Lesotho this week to catch up on his charity's progress and meet key children who will be supported by the charity. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - SEPTEMBER 03: Prince Harry talks to Alex Logan as he attends the WellChild Awards at the Intercontinental Hotel on September 3, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Lewis Whyld - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
Britain's Prince Harry (L) plays with a child during a visit to Tedworth House, a recovery centre run by the Help for Heroes charity that offers care and support to injured service personnel, in Tidworth, Wiltshire, southern England, on May 20, 2013. The Duke of Cambridge and Prince Harry will officially open four new Help for Heroes recovery centres, which form part of the Defence Recovery Capability. AFP PHOT/POOL/MARK RICHARDS (Photo credit should read MARK RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)
Britain's Prince Harry (C) joins a rugby union coaching session at Twickenham Stadium, west of London, on October 17, 2013, for young people from participating secondary schools across Britain. AFP PHOTO / BEN STANSALL (Photo credit should read BEN STANSALL/AFP/Getty Images)
BELO HORIZONTE, BRAZIL - JUNE 24: Prince Harry plays football with young school children during a visit to Minas Tenis Clube on the second day of his tour of Brazil on June 24, 2014 in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. Prince Harry is on a four day tour of Brazil that will be followed by two days in Chile. (Photo by Niall Carson - Pool/Getty Images)
Britain's Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex (L) chats with a young boy in a wheelchair during a visit with Britain's Meghan, Duchess of Sussex to Croke Park, home of the Gaelic football association in Dublin on the final day of their two day visit on July 11, 2018. - During the visit, Britain's Prince Harry and wife Meghan, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex walk on the pitch where they observe traditional Gaelic sports being played, such as hurling, camogie and rounders. (Photo by Paul FAITH / AFP) (Photo credit should read PAUL FAITH/AFP/Getty Images)
TORONTO, ON - SEPTEMBER 27: Prince Harry (R) sits with David Henson's wife Hayley Henson (L) and daugther Emily Henson at the Sitting Volleyball Finals on day 5 of the Invictus Games Toronto 2017 on September 27, 2017 in Toronto, Canada. The Games use the power of sport to inspire recovery, support rehabilitation and generate a wider understanding and respect for the Armed Forces. (Photo by Samir Hussein/WireImage)
SAO PAULO, BRAZIL - JUNE 25: Prince Harry plays football as he visits the ACER Charity for disadvantaged children on June 25, 2014 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Prince Harry is on a four day tour of Brazil that will be followed by two days in Chile. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - JULY 28: (EMBARGOED FOR PUBLICATION IN UK NEWSPAPERS UNTIL 48 HOURS AFTER CREATE DATE AND TIME) Prince Harry plays handball with children taking part in a StreetGames 'Fit and Fed' summer holiday activity session in Central Park, East Ham on July 28, 2017 in London, England. The Fit and Fed campaign aims to provide children and young people with free access to activity sessions, with lunch included, throughout the summer holidays. (Photo by Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images)
PITSENG, LESOTHO - DECEMBER 06: Prince Harry plays with a three year old blind girl called Karabo during a visit to Phelisanong Children's Home on December 6, 2014 in Pitseng, Lesotho. Prince Harry was visiting Lesotho to see the work of his charity Sentebale. Sentebale provides healthcare and education to vulnerable children in Lesotho, Southern Africa. The particular theme of his visit was to check on the progress of the Mamohato Childrens Centre which will provide vital support to children affected by HIV. Prince Harry founded Sentebale (which means Forget Me Not in Sesotho) with Prince Seeiso in 2006. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images for Sentebale)
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - OCTOBER 18: Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex greet children during a visit to Albert Park Primary School on October 18, 2018 in Melbourne, Australia. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are on their official 16-day Autumn tour visiting cities in Australia, Fiji, Tonga and New Zealand. (Photo by Kirsty Wigglesworth - Pool/Getty Images)
BRIDGETOWN - JANUARY 30: Prince Harry holds young patient Tyrell Richards when he visits the childrens ward at the Queen Elizabeth ll hospital on January 30, 2010 in Bridgetown, Barbados. The Prince is visiting the island to launch and compete in the Sentebale Polo Cup to help raise funds to support Lesotho's vulnerable children. (Photo by Anwar Hussein/WireImage)
PALMERSTON NORTH, NEW ZEALAND - MAY 13: Prince Harry meets children of servicemen and women during a visit to Linton Military Base on May 13, 2015 in Palmerston North New Zealand. Prince Harry is in New Zealand from May 9 through to May 16 attending events in Wellington, Invercargill, Stewart Island, Christchurch, Linton, Whanganui and Auckland. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
LONDON, SEPTEMBER 12: Prince Harry meets 11-year-old leukaemia patient, Samantha Ledster, from Watford, in the Oncology Department during a visit to Great Ormond Street Hospital on September 12 2002 in London, England. Samantha gave the Prince a handmade birthday card, ahead of his eighteenth birthday. The prince was spending the day visiting charities and causes which he intends to support. (Photo by Anwar Hussein/Getty Images) Photo. Anwar Hussein
LUDLOW, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 30: Prince Harry high-fives a young girl as he walks the route to Ludlow with Walking with the Wounded's Walk of Britain team on September 30, 2015 in Ludlow, England. Prince Harry is patron of the expedition and walked today as part of the veteran's 1000 mile, 72 day expedition through the UK mainland. (Photo by Chris Jackson - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - JULY 28: (EMBARGOED FOR PUBLICATION IN UK NEWSPAPERS UNTIL 48 HOURS AFTER CREATE DATE AND TIME) Prince Harry plays handball with children taking part in a StreetGames 'Fit and Fed' summer holiday activity session in Central Park, East Ham on July 28, 2017 in London, England. The Fit and Fed campaign aims to provide children and young people with free access to activity sessions, with lunch included, throughout the summer holidays. (Photo by Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images)
COPENHAGEN, DENMARK - OCTOBER 26: Prince Harry is greeted with flowers by a girl as he arrives to Orestad school ahead of a conference on October 26, 2017 in Copenhagen, Denmark. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
MASERU, LESOTHO - FEBRUARY 27: Prince Harry dances with deaf children during at visit to the Kananelo Centre for the deaf, a project supported by his charity Sentebale on February 27, 2013 in Maseru, Lesotho. Sentebale is a charity founded by Prince Harry and Prince Seeiso of Lesotho. It helps the most vulnerable children in Lesotho get the support they need to lead healthy and productive lives. Sentebale works with local grassroots organisations to help these children, the victims of extreme poverty and Lesotho's HIV/AIDS epidemic. Cathy Ferrier was appointed as Sentebale's Chief Executive in March 2012 and is spearheading a fundraising initiative to build the Mamohato Centre which will provide psychosocial support for children and young people infected with HIV. Prince Harry is due to pay a visit to Lesotho this week to catch up on his charity's progress and meet key children who will be supported by the charity. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
TORONTO, ON - SEPTEMBER 27: Prince Harry with British Paralympian Dave Henson, his wife Hayley Henson and their two-year-old daughter Emily attend the Seated Volleyball on day 5 of the Invictus Games Toronto 2017 at Mattamy Athletic Centre on September 27, 2017 in Toronto, Canada. The Games use the power of sport to inspire recovery, support rehabilitation and generate a wider understanding and respect for the Armed Forces. (Photo by Karwai Tang/WireImage)
ASCOT, UNITED KINGDOM - MAY 12: (EMBARGOED FOR PUBLICATION IN UK NEWSPAPERS UNTIL 48 HOURS AFTER CREATE DATE AND TIME) Prince Harry pulls faces at and strokes a baby after playing in the Audi Polo Challenge charity polo match at Coworth Park Polo Club on May 12, 2012 in Ascot, England. (Photo by Indigo/Getty Images)
CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA - NOVEMBER 30: Prince Harry lifts up four-year-old Sinentlantla Jacobs during a visit to Football For Hope Centre in Khayelistsha during an official visit to Africa on November 30, 2015 in Cape Town, South Africa. (Photo by Samir Hussein/WireImage)
LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 27: Prince Harry greets his old friend 16 year-old Relebohile 'Mutsu' Potsane ( who Prince Harry has stayed in touch with since they first met during his first visit to Lesotho in 2004) who is singing as part of the Basotho Youth Choir, made up of six boys and six girls, aged between 7 and 19 years old at the Brit School on June 27, 2016 in London, England. The Basotho Youth Choir will perform alongside Sentebale Ambassador Joss Stone at tomorrow's Sentebale Concert at Kensington Palace, headlined by Coldplay. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
In this April 9, 2015, photo provided by the Australian Defence on Monday, April 20, 2015, Britain's Prince Harry plays with local children while on location with Australian Army's North-West Mobile Force (NORFORCE) during a visit to the Wuggubun community in the Kununurra region, 470 kilometers (292 miles) southwest of Darwin, Australia. Capt. Wales was briefed on NORFORCE's operations and received his orders before he headed out on a patrol. (Cpl. Oliver Carter/Australian Defence via AP)
LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - JULY 28: (EMBARGOED FOR PUBLICATION IN UK NEWSPAPERS UNTIL 48 HOURS AFTER CREATE DATE AND TIME) Prince Harry plays handball with children taking part in a StreetGames 'Fit and Fed' summer holiday activity session in Central Park, East Ham on July 28, 2017 in London, England. The Fit and Fed campaign aims to provide children and young people with free access to activity sessions, with lunch included, throughout the summer holidays. (Photo by Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images)
SANTIAGO, CHILE - JUNE 27: Prince Harry holds young Matias Gonzalez as he visits a the Sagrada Familia kindergarten, a kindergarden of indigenous children on June 27, 2014 in Santiago, Chile. Prince Harry is on a three day tour of Chile after visiting Brazil. (Photo by Dan Charity - Pool/Getty Images)
COLONARIE, SAINT VINCENT AND THE GRENADINES - NOVEMBER 26: Prince Harry meets a young boy called Jyasi Junior as he visits a Turtle Conservation Project on the seventh day of an official visit to the Caribbean on November 26, 2016 in Colonarie, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. Prince Harry's visit to The Caribbean marks the 35th Anniversary of Independence in Antigua and Barbuda and the 50th Anniversary of Independence in Barbados and Guyana. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
WALSALL, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 28: HRH Prince Harry helps RFU Rugby Development Officiers coach children at Greenfield Primary School, Shelfield, on September 28, 2004 in Walsall, England. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)
LAPUBESI, NEPAL - MARCH: In this handout provided by Team Rubicon UK, Prince Harry talks to a young boy during a visit to the Lapubesi temporary school site as he helps Team Rubicon UK carry out rebuilding work in March, 2016 in Lapubesi, Nepal. Prince Harry joined Team Rubicon UK volunteers for part of Operation: Nirman following his official tour of the country last month. (Photo by Mauricio Gris/Team Rubicon UK via Getty Images)
Britain's Prince Harry with his wife Meghan, Duchess of Sussex receives a box of tropical garlands from a child as they attend a 'Fluro Friday' session run by OneWave, a local surfing community group who raise awareness for mental health and wellbeing, at Sydney's iconic Bondi Beach on October 19, 2018. - British royals Harry and Meghan kicked off their shoes and donned tropical garlands on October 19, as they hit Sydney's famed Bondi beach for the latest stop on their Australian tour. (Photo by SAEED KHAN / AFP) (Photo credit should read SAEED KHAN/AFP/Getty Images)
DUBBO, AUSTRALIA - OCTOBER 17: Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex is greeted by five-year-old Luke Vincent as they arrive at Dubbo Airport on October 17, 2018 in Dubbo, Australia. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are on their official 16-day Autumn tour visiting cities in Australia, Fiji, Tonga and New Zealand. (Photo by Samir Hussein/Samir Hussein/WireImage)
Britain's Prince Harry, left, mimics a baby as he meets people at a mall in Christchurch, New Zealand Tuesday, May 12, 2015. Harry has admitted that watching his brother Prince William's family grow is making him wish he had a family of his own. Harry told Sky News during a weeklong New Zealand tour that he would love to have kids and to share his life with a partner. (Iain McGregor/Pool Photo via AP) AUSTRALIA OUT, NEW ZEALAND OUT
BRIGHTON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 03: Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex greet local school children in Brighton during an official visit to Sussex on October 3, 2018 in Brighton, United Kingdom. The Duke and Duchess married on May 19th 2018 in Windsor and were conferred The Duke & Duchess of Sussex by The Queen. (Photo by Tabatha Fireman/Getty Images)
JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA - DECEMBER 03: Prince Harry meets Prince mtimkulul as he visits Siyabonga Secondary School and meets children participating in the Nelson Mandela Champion within program in Soweto on December 3, 2015 in Johannesburg, South Africa. Prince Harry is visiting South Africa as part of a Royal Tour that has included the Opening of a new Charity Centre for children in Lesotho (Sentebale's Mamohato Children's Centre) and includes stops in Durban, Cape Town, Kruger National Park and Johannesburg. (Photo by Ian Vogler - Pool/Getty Images)
Britain's Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex reacts as he attends the WellChild Awards in London on September 4, 2018. - The awards recognise the courage of seriously ill children, their families and carers. (Photo by Victoria Jones / POOL / AFP) (Photo credit should read VICTORIA JONES/AFP/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 12: Prince Harry shakes hand with a young girl followingtthe Commonwealth Service at Westminster Abbey on March 12, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Anwar Hussein/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Prince Harry
Prince Harry Holds A Baby As He Talks To Members Of The Public During A Visit To The University Hospital Of Wales In Cardiff, Wales. (Photo by Mark Cuthbert/UK Press via Getty Images)
Britain's Prince Harry (2-L) and Prince William (L) meet local children before the start of the Enduro Africa 08 charity motorcycle ride in Port Edward, about 150 km (93 miles) southwest of Durban, October 18, 2008. The almost entirely off-road motorcycle ride will raise money for UNICEF and Sentebale, founded in 2006 by Prince Harry and Lesotho's Prince Seeiso, for projects in South Africa and Lesotho. REUTERS/John Hrusa/Pool (SOUTH AFRICA)
Britain's Prince Harry interacts with children during his visit to Streetgames' Fit and Fed February school holiday activity programme at the Roundwood Youth Centre in London on February 15, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / POOL / Frank Augstein (Photo credit should read FRANK AUGSTEIN/AFP/Getty Images)
PRESTON, UNITED KINGDOM - OCTOBER 23: Prince Harry poses with a child as he visits the Sir Tom Finney Soccer Development Centre and the Lancashire Bombers Wheelchair Basketball Club at the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) sports arena on October 23, 2017 in Preston, England. (Photo by Danny Lawson - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
Britain's Prince Harry plays with a child at the Lesotho Child Counselling Unit (LCCU) near Maseru July 9, 2008. The LCCU provides a safe house for vulnerable and orphaned children in the community and is being supported by Prince Harry's charity, Sentebale. Picture taken July 9, 2008. REUTERS/Mike Hutchings (LESOTHO) EMBARGOED FOR ALL PRINT PUBLICATION, MEDIA WEBSITES AND BROADCAST UNTIL 0001 GMT SUNDAY JULY 13, 2008
Britain's Prince Harry (L) plays with a child during a visit to Tedworth House, a recovery centre run by the Help for Heroes charity that offers care and support to injured service personnel, in Tidworth, Wiltshire, southern England, on May 20, 2013. The Duke of Cambridge and Prince Harry will officially open four new Help for Heroes recovery centres, which form part of the Defence Recovery Capability. AFP PHOT/POOL/MARK RICHARDS (Photo credit should read MARK RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)
ST MICHAEL'S ON WYRE, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 23: Prince Harry meets local school children during his visit to St Michael's on Wyre village hall on October 23, 2017 in St Michael's on Wyre, England. (Photo by Andrew Yates - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
Britain's Prince Harry laughs during the WellChild awards ceremony at the InterContinental Hotel in London September 3, 2012. Prince Harry was happy to poke fun at himself on Monday when he made his first official public appearance since pictures of him cavorting naked while on holiday in Las Vegas were published. REUTERS/Lewis Whyld/pool (BRITAIN - Tags: ROYALS ENTERTAINMENT SOCIETY)
TORONTO, ON - SEPTEMBER 27: Prince Harry with Hayley Henson, wife of British Paralympian Dave Henson and their two-year-old daughter Emily attend the Seated Volleyball on day 5 of the Invictus Games Toronto 2017 at Mattamy Athletic Centre on September 27, 2017 in Toronto, Canada. The Games use the power of sport to inspire recovery, support rehabilitation and generate a wider understanding and respect for the Armed Forces. (Photo by Karwai Tang/WireImage)
BRIDGETOWN - JANUARY 30: Prince Harry meets baby Jean-Luc Jordan when he visits the childrens ward at the Queen Elizabeth ll hospital on January 30, 2010 in Bridgetown, Barbados. The Prince is visiting the island to launch and compete in the Sentebale Polo Cup to help raise funds to support Lesotho's vulnerable children. (Photo by Anwar Hussein/WireImage)
TORONTO, ON - SEPTEMBER 23: Prince Harry greets children as he leaves The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health ahead of the Invictus Games 2017 on September 23, 2017 in Toronto, Canada (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images for the Invictus Games Foundation )
LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - JULY 28: (EMBARGOED FOR PUBLICATION IN UK NEWSPAPERS UNTIL 48 HOURS AFTER CREATE DATE AND TIME) Prince Harry plays handball with children taking part in a StreetGames 'Fit and Fed' summer holiday activity session in Central Park, East Ham on July 28, 2017 in London, England. The Fit and Fed campaign aims to provide children and young people with free access to activity sessions, with lunch included, throughout the summer holidays. (Photo by Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images)
Prince Harry with a child from one of the projects being helped by the Lesotho Fund. Prince Harry has returned to Lesotho to revisit community projects he worked on during his gap year to see first-hand how much progress had been made and to hand over items from the British Red Cross Lesotho Fund. (Photo by © Pool Photograph/Corbis/Corbis via Getty Images)
Prince Harry (L) runs with the ball during a game of touch rugby with children from the Mants'ase children's home near Mahles Hoek in Lesotho in these pictures taken on March 3, and embargoed until March 7, 2004. The 19-year-old Prince is working in Lesotho for eight weeks as part of his gap year. REUTERS/Kieran Doherty KD/JV/MD
Britain's Prince Harry shares a laugh with a young girl, on November 30, 2015 at the 'Football for Hope Centre' in Khayelitsha, as part of his four-day South Africa trip. The Football for Hope Centre runs a number of programmes which use the game to engage with young people on a range of social issues, including life skills, gender equality and HIV/Aids awareness. AFP PHOTO/JENNIFER BRUCE / AFP / JENNIFER BRUCE (Photo credit should read JENNIFER BRUCE/AFP/Getty Images)
Britain's Prince Harry, plays rugby with kids at Flamengo's beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Saturday March 10, 2012. Harry is in Brazil at the request of the British government on a trip to promote ties and emphasize the transition from the upcoming 2012 London Games to the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)
MASERU, LESOTHO - FEBRUARY 27: Prince Harry dances with deaf children during at visit to the Kananelo Centre for the deaf, a project supported by his charity Sentebale on February 27, 2013 in Maseru, Lesotho. Sentebale is a charity founded by Prince Harry and Prince Seeiso of Lesotho. It helps the most vulnerable children in Lesotho get the support they need to lead healthy and productive lives. Sentebale works with local grassroots organisations to help these children, the victims of extreme poverty and Lesotho's HIV/AIDS epidemic. Cathy Ferrier was appointed as Sentebale's Chief Executive in March 2012 and is spearheading a fundraising initiative to build the Mamohato Centre which will provide psychosocial support for children and young people infected with HIV. Prince Harry is due to pay a visit to Lesotho this week to catch up on his charity's progress and meet key children who will be supported by the charity. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
MOKHOTLONG, LESOTHO - DECEMBER 08: Prince Harry holds a baby during a visit to a herd boy night school constructed by Sentebale on December 8, 2014 in Mokhotlong, Lesotho. Prince Harry was visiting Lesotho to see the work of his charity Sentebale. Sentebale provides healthcare and education to vulnerable children in Lesotho, Southern Africa. The particular theme of his visit was to check on the progress of the Mamohato Childrens Centre which will provide vital support to children affected by HIV. Prince Harry founded Sentebale (which means Forget Me Not in Sesotho) with Prince Seeiso in 2006. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images for Sentebale)
Britain's Prince Harry greets children with Toronto Mayor John Tory during the Invictus Games media launch in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, May 2, 2016. REUTERS/Mark Blinch
***EMBARGOED: NOT FOR PUBLICATION BEFORE 0001 FRIDAY APRIL 28, 2006*** Prince Harry cuddles children Mutsu (L) and Lintle (R), in the grounds of the Mants'ase children's home, while on a return visit to Lesotho in southern Africa. The Prince was in the country to launch his new charity 'Sentebale', which means 'Forget me not', in memory of his mother Princess Diana. (Photo by © Pool Photograph/Corbis/Corbis via Getty Images)
Prince Harry shares a laugh with a young boy while leaving the Red Cross War Memorial Hospital in Cape Town, South Africa. (Photo by Anthony Devlin/PA Images via Getty Images)
***EMBARGOED: NOT FOR PUBLICATION BEFORE 0001 FRIDAY APRIL 28, 2006*** Prince Harry and Mutsu Potsane, inspect the Peach Tree that they planted in March 2004, in the grounds of the Mants'ase children's home, while on a return visit to Lesotho in southern Africa. The Prince was in the country to launch his new charity 'Sentebale', which means 'Forget me not', in memory of his mother Princess Diana. (Photo by © Pool Photograph/Corbis/Corbis via Getty Images)
Britain's Prince Harry plays tag rugby with development players during a training session in Durban, South Africa December 1, 2015. Prince Harry is in South Africa on behalf of Sentebale, the charity he founded with Lesotho's Prince Seeiso in memory of their mothers. REUTERS/Rogan Ward TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Britain's Prince Harry gets close to Sharks' rugby mascot Sharky during a training session in Durban, South Africa December 1, 2015. Prince Harry is in South Africa on behalf of Sentebale, the charity he founded with Lesotho's Prince Seeiso in memory of their mothers. REUTERS/Rogan Ward
Britain's Prince Harry takes part in welly wanging, with children and representatives from charities and Aardman Animations, during a meeting of the Charities Forum at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) in London, October 26, 2015. REUTERS/Tim Ireland/Pool
LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - JULY 28: Prince Harry during a visit to a StreetGames 'Fit and Fed' summer holiday activity session in Central Park, East Ham on July 28, 2017 in London, England. The Fit and Fed campaign aims to provide children and young people with free access to activity sessions, with lunch included, throughout the summer holidays. (Photo by Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images)
Britain's Prince Harry plays with two young children (who are going through a program for malnourishment during a visit supported by the charity Sentebale in Mokhotlong, Lesotho, Dec, 8, 2014. Prince Harry helped to set up Sentebale providing healthcare and education to vulnerable children in Lesotho, Southern Africa. Speaking of the opportunity to document the visit himself, Prince Harry said: "I have always enjoyed photography and the challenges that come with trying to capture the perfect shot, although privately I don't take many photos. The best photos I have are in my head, I have some very special memories, mostly from Africa. But on this visit, I had the time and opportunity to be on the other side of the camera and take some photos in the stunning country of Lesotho for my charity Sentebale." (AP Photo / Chris Jackson, pool)
Britain's Prince Harry speaks with children and representatives from charities and Aardman Animations, during a meeting of the Charities Forum at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) in London, October 26, 2015. REUTERS/Tim Ireland/Pool
Britain's Prince Harry talks to a young motorcyclist during the last day of his tour in Santiago June 29, 2014. REUTERS/Mario Ruiz/Pool (CHILE - Tags: SOCIETY POLITICS ROYALS)
LESOTHO - APRIL 24: (EMBARGOED: NOT FOR PUBLICATION BEFORE 0001 FRIDAY APRIL 28, 2006.) Prince Harry holds his old friend, Mutsu Potsane, in the grounds of the Mants'ase children's home, while on a return visit to Lesotho in southern Africa on April 24, 2006. The Prince was in the country to launch his new charity called 'Sentebale', which means 'Forget me not' in memory of his mother Princess Diana (Photo by POOL/Tim Graham Picture Library/Getty Images)
Britain's Prince Harry plays on a swing with children as he and Mayor of London Boris Johnson (R) viewed the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park ahead of its opening on Saturday at Stratford in east London April 4, 2014. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor (BRITAIN - Tags: ROYALS ENTERTAINMENT POLITICS SPORT)
ST JOHNS, ANTIGUA - NOVEMBER 21: Prince Harry is whispered to by a young girl as he attends a Charities showcase at Government House on the second day of an official visit to the Caribbean on November 21, 2016 in Antigua, Antigua and Barbuda. Prince Harry's visit to The Caribbean marks the 35th Anniversary of Independence in Antigua and Barbuda and the 50th Anniversary of Independence in Barbados and Guyana. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
Britain's Prince Harry wears a blanket given to him while visiting a school run by the charity Sentebale, which he had founded with Lesotho's Prince Seesio, in the village of Semongkong, Lesotho June 17, 2010. Princes Harry and William are on a two day tour to Lesotho. REUTERS/Arthur Edwards/POOL (LESOTHO - Tags: ROYALS POLITICS SOCIETY)
MASERU - JUNE 17: Prince Harry jokes with a young girl at the Mamohato Network Club for children affected by HIV at King Letsie's Palace on June 17, 2010 in Maseru, Lesotho. The Princes are on a joint trip to Southern Africa to visit projects supported by their respective charities Tusk Trust (Prince William) and Sentebale (Prince Harry). (Photo by Samir Hussein/WireImage)
WIGAN, UNITED KINGDOM - JULY 05: Prince Harry meets young boys as he visits the Wigan Youth Zone, a purpose-built youth facility that provides a safe and fun environment for 8-19 year-olds or anyone aged up to 25 with a disability to use in their leisure time, on July 5, 2016 in Wigan, England. (Photo by Neil Jones - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 27: (NO PUBLICATION IN UK MEDIA FOR 28 DAYS) Prince Harry meets 'Best Brave Child 2-5' award winner Lily Slater (age 4), who was born prematurely and has had a brain tumour removed, whilst attending the annual WellChild Awards ceremony, held at Lord's Cricket Ground on October 27, 2008 in London, England. (Photo by POOL/Tim Graham Picture Library/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 19: Prince Harry cuts a ribbon with a young girl as he officially opens the Virgin Money London Marathon Expo at ExCel on April 19, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Samir Hussein/Samir Hussein/WireImage)
Britain's Prince Harry meets people, including a woman with a baby during a walkabout at the Cathedral quarter in the centre of Belfast on September 7, 2017 on his first visit to Northern Ireland. Prince Harry arrived in Northern Ireland for visits to Ballymena, Belfast and Hillsborough Castle during this, his first visit to the Province. / AFP PHOTO / Paul FAITH (Photo credit should read PAUL FAITH/AFP/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 27: (NO PUBLICATION IN UK MEDIA FOR 28 DAYS) Prince Harry meets one of the winners of the 'Best Brave Child 2-5' Harvey Fleming (age 5), who was born prematurely and suffers with a chronic lung condition and asthma, whilst attending the annual WellChild Awards ceremony, held at Lord's Cricket Ground on October 27, 2008 in London, England. (Photo by POOL/Tim Graham Picture Library/Getty Images)
Prince Harry speaks to child as he leaves after his visit to the new Support4Grenfell community hub, which is offering advice and counselling to families affected by the Grenfell Tower fire. (Photo by Philip Toscano/PA Images via Getty Images)
LESOTHO - APRIL 24: (EMBARGOED: NOT FOR PUBLICATION BEFORE 0001 FRIDAY APRIL 28, 2006.) Prince Harry holds his old friend, Mutsu Potsane, in the grounds of the Mants'ase children's home, while on a return visit to Lesotho in southern Africa on April 24, 2006. The Prince was in the country to launch his new charity called 'Sentebale', which means 'Forget me not' in memory of his mother Princess Diana (Photo by POOL/Tim Graham Picture Library/Getty Images)
LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - SEPTEMBER 14: Prince Harry Passes A Cup Of Water To Pupils As He Joined A Class At The Osmani School In Whitechapel, London, Where He Sat In On A Practical Lesson In Partnership With The Charity Merlin In Which Pupil Learnt About The Health Issues Facing People In The Third World. (Photo by Tim Graham Picture Library/Getty Images)
CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA - NOVEMBER 30: Prince Harry laughs with young girls during a visit to a Football for Hope session with Grassroots Soccer in Khayelitsha on November 30, 2015 in Cape Town, South Africa. Prince Harry is visiting South Africa as part of a Royal Tour that has included the Opening of a new Charity Centre for children in Lesotho (Sentebale's Mamohato Children's Centre) and includes stops in Durban, Cape Town, Kruger National Park and Johannesburg. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
WIGAN, UNITED KINGDOM - JULY 05: Prince Harry meets young boys as he visits the Wigan Youth Zone, a purpose-built youth facility that provides a safe and fun environment for 8-19 year-olds or anyone aged up to 25 with a disability to use in their leisure time, on July 5, 2016 in Wigan, England. (Photo by Neil Jones - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
Britain's Prince Harry, right, interact with children from local communities before playing an educational sport game with them at the soccer for hope center, forming part of his week long visit to South Africa in the township of Khayelitsha, South Africa, Monday, Nov. 30, 2015. (AP Photo/Schalk van Zuydam)
Prince Harry holds Eufrafina, 3, the daughter of Sandra Tigica who Harry's mother, Princess Diana, met in Angola in January 1997, during a visit to the new Wembley Stadium, London.
MASERU, LESOTHO - NOVEMBER 26: Prince Harry dances with children at the opening of Sentebale's Mamohato Children's Centre during an official visit to Africa on November 26, 2015 in Maseru, Lesotho. (Photo by Samir Hussein/WireImage)
SANTIAGO, CHILE - JUNE 29: Prince Harry dances with children at the Fundacion Amigos de Jesus day care centre on June 29, 2014 in Santiago, Chile. Prince Harry is on the final day of a three day tour of Chile after visiting Brazil. (Photo by Niall Carson - WPA Pool /Getty Images)
Prince Harry jokes with a child during the wheelchair rugby medal ceremony at the Invictus Games in Toronto, Ontario, September 28, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Geoff Robins (Photo credit should read GEOFF ROBINS/AFP/Getty Images)
LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - SEPTEMBER 03: Prince Harry poses with inspirational child winner Rose Whittle at the WellChild Awards at the Intercontinental Hotel on September 3, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by David Parker - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
Britain's Prince Harry jokes with children while he poses for pictures during a visit to the Complexo do Alemao in Rio de Janeiro on March 09, 2012. The Complexo do Alemao is a sprawling favela that is home to 200,000 people which has been reformed since police and soldiers stormed the area in 2010 to evict drug dealers. AFP PHOTO / ANTONIO SCORZA (Photo credit should read ANTONIO SCORZA/AFP/Getty Images)
COPENHAGEN, DENMARK - OCTOBER 25: Prince Harry arrives to Game Denmark and takes time talking to spectators during the first of his two days stay in Denmark on October 25, 2017 in Copenhagen, Denmark. At the photo the Prince holds the little baby's feeds - maybe be course it was a cold and wet day. Game Denmark is a street sport activity center for youngsters. (Photo by Ole Jensen - Corbis/Corbis via Getty Images )
BRIDGETOWN - JANUARY 30: Prince Harry holds baby Jean-Luc Jordan when he visits the childrens ward at the Queen Elizabeth ll hospital on January 30, 2010 in Bridgetown, Barbados. The Prince is visiting the island to launch and compete in the Sentebale Polo Cup to help raise funds to support Lesotho's vulnerable children. (Photo by Anwar Hussein/WireImage)
ST JOHNS, ANTIGUA - NOVEMBER 21: Prince Harry does the 'dab' as he meets school girls as he attends a youth sports festival at Sir Vivian Richards Stadium showcasing Antigua and Barbuda's national sports, on the second day of an official visit to the Caribbean on November 21, 2016 in Antigua, Antigua and Barbuda. Prince Harry's visit to The Caribbean marks the 35th Anniversary of Independence in Antigua and Barbuda and the 50th Anniversary of Independence in Barbados and Guyana. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
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"To me it is totally absurd that in today's society that young people, the first time they know or the first time they hear about HIV and AIDS, is probably by the time it is too late," said Harry during a visit to the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine this week.

Figures show about 36.7 million people worldwide have HIV, which is spread through blood, semen and breast milk. Only around half have access to treatment, and many do not know they have the virus.

Harry's campaigning to combat AIDS follows the work of his late mother Princess Diana who opened Britain's first HIV/AIDS unit in London in 1987 and famously shook hands with and kissed an AIDS patient during a hospital visit.

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SPENCERS WOOD, UNITED KINGDOM - APRIL 19: Prince Harry takes part in filming a segment where a photo of him is printed on some of the targets children had to throw balls at for an episode of the Sky Sports 'Game Changers' television show dedicated to the Invictus Games at Lambs Lane Primary School on April 19, 2016 in Spencers Wood, United Kingdom. (Photo by Matt Dunham - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - APRIL 25: (EMBARGOED FOR PUBLICATION IN UK NEWSPAPERS UNTIL 48 HOURS AFTER CREATE DATE AND TIME) Prince Harry attends a Wreath Laying Ceremony and Parade at the Cenotaph to commemorate ANZAC Day on April 25, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 27: Prince Harry arrives at BBC Radio 2 to appear on the Chris Evans Breakfast Show on April 27, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by SAV/GC Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 24: Prince Harry attends the Virgin London Marathon 2016 on April 24, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Karwai Tang/WireImage)
LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 21: The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry are spearheading a new campaign called Heads Together in partnership with inspiring charities, which aims to change the national conversation on mental wellbeing. The campaign has the huge privilege of being the 2017 Virgin Money London Marathon Charity of the Year. At Kensington Palace on April 21, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Nicky J Sims/Getty Images for Royal Foundation)
LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - APRIL 12: Britain's Prince Harry signs a hymn during a service of commemoration for victims of the 2015 terrorist attacks in Tunisia at Westminster Abbey on April 12, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Justin Tallis - WPA Pool / Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 6: Prince Harry is seen outside Buckingham Palace on April 6, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Jeremy Selwyn - Pool/Getty Images)
POKHARA, NEPAL - MARCH 23: Prince Harry visits Kanti Children's Hospital where he meet young people being treated with burns on March 23, 2016 in Pokhara, Nepal. (Photo by Danny Martindale/WireImage)
LEORANI, NEPAL - MARCH 21: Prince Harry arrives at the village of Leorani in the Himalayan foothills on day three of his visit to Nepal on March 21, 2016 in Bardia, Nepal. Prince Harry is on a five day visit to Nepal, his first official tour of the country. (Photo by Chris Jackson - Pool/Getty Images)
BHIR KUNA, NEPAL - MARCH 21: Prince Harry exchanges a namaste with 86-year-old Mrs Pakuli Gurung at Bhir Kuna as he visits the earthquake struck village during day three of his visit to Nepal on March 21, 2016 in Bhir Kuna, Nepal. Prince Harry is on a five day visit to Nepal, his first official tour of the country. (Photo by Ben Birchall - Pool/Getty Images)
BARDIA, NEPAL - MARCH 21: Prince Harry chats to rangers as he learns about 'tiger traps' the WWf and local rangers in Bardia National Park (Western Nepal) on day three of his visit to Nepal on March 21, 2016 in Bardia, Nepal. Prince Harry is on a five day visit to Nepal, his first official tour of the country. (Photo by Ben Birchall - Pool/Getty Images)
LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - MARCH 14: (EMBARGOED FOR PUBLICATION IN UK NEWSPAPERS UNTIL 48 HOURS AFTER CREATE DATE AND TIME) Prince Harry talks with choir boys as he attends the Commonwealth Observance Day Service at Westminster Abbey on March 14, 2016 in London, England. The service is the largest annual inter-faith gathering in the United Kingdom and will celebrate the Queen's 90th birthday. Kofi Annan and Ellie Goulding will take part in the service. (Photo by Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images)
BATH, UNITED KINGDOM - JANUARY 29: (EMBARGOED FOR PUBLICATION IN UK NEWSPAPERS UNTIL 48 HOURS AFTER CREATE DATE AND TIME) Prince Harry attends the UK team trials for the Invictus Games Orlando 2016 at the University of Bath on January 29, 2016 in Bath, England. (Photo by Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images)
JOHANNESBURG, GAUTENG - DECEMBER 03: Prince Harry visits the archives at the Nelson Mandela Foundation Centre of Memory on December 3, 2015 in Johannesburg, South Africa. Prince Harry is visiting South Africa as part of a Royal Tour that has included the Opening of a new Charity Centre for children in Lesotho (Sentebale's Mamohato Children's Centre) and includes stops in Durban, Cape Town, Kruger National Park and Johannesburg. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA - DECEMBER 03: Prince Harry walks with Graca Machel, widow of Nelson Mandela, at the Nelson Mandela Foundation Centre of Memory during an official visit to Africa on December 3, 2015 in Johannesburg, South Africa. (Photo by Samir Hussein/Pool/WireImage)
Britain's Prince Harry examines 1995 Rugby World Cup jersey gifted from South African rugby player Francois Pienaard to Nelson Mandela at the Center for Memory at the Nelson Mandela foundation on December 3, 2015 in Johannesburg. AFP PHOTO / MUJAHID SAFODIEN / AFP / MUJAHID SAFODIEN (Photo credit should read MUJAHID SAFODIEN/AFP/Getty Images)
JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA - DECEMBER 03: Prince Harry gives a speech at the Nelson Mandela Foundation Centre of Memory on December 3, 2015 in Johannesburg, South Africa. Prince Harry is visiting South Africa as part of a Royal Tour that has included the Opening of a new Charity Centre for children in Lesotho (Sentebale's Mamohato Children's Centre) and includes stops in Durban, Cape Town, Kruger National Park and Johannesburg. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
NELSPRUIT, SOUTH AFRICA - DECEMBER 02: Prince Harry looks at the carcass of a rhino which was killed by poachers in Kruger National Park, on the fifth day of an official visit to Africa on December 2, 2015 in Nelspruit, South Africa. (Photo by Paul Edwards - Pool/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 26: The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry attend a BAFTA Childrens Charity screening of Shaun The Sheep on October 26, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by SAV/GC Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 26: (L to R) Prince Harry, Barbara Broccoli and Sam Mendes attend the Royal World Premiere of 'Spectre' at Royal Albert Hall on October 26, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by David M. Benett/Dave Benett/WireImage)
ASCOT, UNITED KINGDOM - JUNE 16: (EMBARGOED FOR PUBLICATION IN UK NEWSPAPERS UNTIL 48 HOURS AFTER CREATE DATE AND TIME) Prince Harry and Jake Warren attend day 1 of Royal Ascot at Ascot Racecourse on June 16, 2015 in Ascot, England. (Photo by Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images)
CIRENCESTER, ENGLAND - MAY 24: Prince Harry (right) and George Spencer Churchill, La Martina Brand Ambassador at the Maserati Jerudong Park Trophy at Cirencester Park Polo Club. on May 24, 2015 in Cirencester, England. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images for La Martina/Maserati)
AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND - MAY 16: Prince Harry plays five a side football game in The Cloud on Auckland's waterfront during a 2015 FIFA U-20 event on May 16, 2015 in Auckland, New Zealand. Prince Harry is in New Zealand from May 9 through to May 16 attending events in Wellington, Invercargill, Stewart Island, Christchurch, Linton, Whanganui and Auckland. (Photo by Arthur Edwards - Pool/Getty Images)
ABU DHABI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - NOVEMBER 20: Prince Harry and Nacho Gigueras smile during the prize-giving of the Sentebale Polo Cup presented by Royal Salute World Polo at Ghantoot Polo Club on November 20, 2014 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. (Photo by Samir Hussein/Getty Images for Royal Salute)
BURY ST EDMUNDS, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 13: Prince Harry presents No26 Squadron with a new Standard at RAF Honington on November 13, 2014 in Bury St Edmunds, England. (Photo by Mark Cuthbert/UK Press via Getty Images)
GLASGOW, UNITED KINGDOM - JULY 28: (EMBARGOED FOR PUBLICATION IN UK NEWSPAPERS UNTIL 48 HOURS AFTER CREATE DATE AND TIME) Prince Harry gives a Thumbs Up as he watches the swimming at the Tollcross International Swimming Centre during the 20th Commonwealth Games on July 28, 2014 in Glasgow, Scotland. (Photo by Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images)
GLASGOW, SCOTLAND - JULY 28: Prince Harry, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and Prince William, Duke of Cambridge attend the gymnastics during the Commonwealth Games on July 28, 2014 in Glasgow, Scotland. (Photo by Karwai Tang/WireImage)
TIDWORTH, UNITED KINGDOM - JULY 12: (EMBARGOED FOR PUBLICATION IN UK NEWSPAPERS UNTIL 48 HOURS AFTER CREATE DATE AND TIME) Prince Harry plays (for the Army team) in the Army v Navy Rundle Cup Polo Match at Tidwoth Polo Club on July 12, 2014 in Tidworth, England. (Photo by Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images)
ALNWICK, UNITED KINGDOM - JUNE 22: Prince Harry attends the wedding of Melissa Percy and Thomas Staubenzee at Alnwick Castle on June 22, 2013 in Alnwick, England. (Photo by Samir Hussein/WireImage)
TETBURY, UNITED KINGDOM - JUNE 16: Prince Harry (L) and Prince William, Duke of Cambridge look on during a presentation following a charity polo match at Beaufort Polo Club on June 16, 2013 in Tetbury, England. (Photo by Samir Hussein/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 04: Prince Harry poses for photographs with Team GB swimmers on day 6 of the London 2012 Paralympic Games at the Aquatics Centre on September 4, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Stefan Rousseau - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
Britain's Prince Harry gives the thumps up on the trading floor as he attends BGC Partners' Charity Day in London, on September 12, 2011. Britain's Prince Harry, co-founder and Patron of Sentebale, today attended BGC Partnersâ Charity Day, which is held each year to commemorate the companyâs 658 employees who lost their lives in the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center. Prince Harry helped raise money for Sentebale and other charities by supporting BGC Partners in deals on the trading floor. AFP PHOTO / PAUL GROVER / POOL (Photo credit should read PAUL GROVER/AFP/Getty Images)
NEW YORK - JUNE 26: Prince Harry attends a reception for Prince Harry's charity Sentebale at Greenwich Country Club on June 26, 2010 in New York, New York. Prince Harry is on a three day trip to New York culmulating on Sunday where he will play in a polo match supporting his charity Sentebale. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
Prince Harry throws out the first pitch at the Minnesota Twins vs New York Mets game at Citi Field on June 26, 2010 in the Queens Borough of New York City.
Prince Harry throws out the first pitch at the Minnesota Twins vs New York Mets game at Citi Field on June 26, 2010 in the Queens Borough of New York City.
SEMONGKONG - JUNE 17: Prince William and Prince Harry play football with children during a visit to the Semongkong Children's Centre on June 17, 2010 in Semongkong, Lesotho. The Princes are on a joint trip to Southern Africa to visit projects supported by their respective charities Tusk Trust (Prince William) and Sentebale (Prince Harry). (Photo by Samir Hussein/WireImage)
SEMONGKONG - JUNE 17: Prince Harry plays football with children during a visit to the Semongkong Children's Centre on June 17, 2010 in Semongkong, Lesotho. The Princes are on a joint trip to Southern Africa to visit projects supported by their respective charities Tusk Trust (Prince William) and Sentebale (Prince Harry). (Photo by Samir Hussein/WireImage)
LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - JULY 04: Prince Harry attends day 1 of the Wirelees Music Festival at Hyde Park on July 4, 2009 in London, England. (Photo by Jon Furniss/WireImage)
ASCOT, UNITED KINGDOM - JULY 05: (EMBARGOED FOR PUBLICATION IN UK NEWSPAPERS UNTIL 48 HOURS AFTER CREATE DATE AND TIME) HRH Prince Harry plays in the Westbury Shield charity polo match at Coworth Polo Club on July 5, 2009 in Ascot, England. (Photo by Indigo/Getty Images)
Prince William And Prince Harry Attend A Photocall During Their Training At Raf Shawbury, Nr Shrewsbury. (Photo by Mark Cuthbert/UK Press via Getty Images)
SURREY, ENGLAND - APRIL 21: (NO PUBLICATION IN UK MEDIA FOR 28 DAYS) Prince Harry meets injured service personnel during a visit to Headley Court Rehabilitation Centre on April 21, 2008 in Surrey, England. (Photo by POOL/ Tim Graham Picture Library/Getty Images)
Prince Harry steps off a plane at RAF Brize Norton as he returns from Afghanistan on March 1, 2008 in Brize Norton, England. (Photo by Anwar Hussein/WireImage)
DORSET, ENGLAND - JUNE 16: Prince William and Prince Harry attend the funeral of Major Bruce Shand at the Holy Trinity Church in Stourpaine on June 16, 2006 in Dorset, England. (Photo by Tim Graham/Getty Images)
WINDSOR, ENGLAND - JULY 24: Nacho Gonzalez, James Harper and Prince Harry applaud during the presentation of The Golden Jubilee Trophy on Cartier International Day at Guards Polo Club, Windsor Great Park on July 24, 2005 in Windsor, England. (Photo by Ben Stansall/Getty Images)
CIRENCESTER, ENGLAND - JULY 17: Prince Harry plays polo at the Final Queen Mother Trophy & Corinium Bowl Doug Brown Cup Matches at Cirencester Park Polo Club on July 17, 2005 in Cirencester, England. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)
Prince Harry looks thoughtful as he arrives to participate in the Queen Mother Trophy and Corinium Bowl Doug Brown Cup Matches at Cirencester Park Polo Club on July 17, 2005 in Cirencester, England. (Photo by Anwar Hussein/WireImage)
Prince William Plays In A Match At The Cirencester Park Polo Club, Accompanied By Prince Harry. (Photo by Antony Jones/UK Press via Getty Images)
GLOUCESTERSHIRE, ENGLAND - JULY 18: Prince Harry at the Cirencester Polo Club, Gloucestershire on July 18, 2004. (Photo by Carl De Souza/Getty Images)
HIGHGROVE, UNITED KINGDOM - JULY 26: Prince Harry At Highgrove, Gloucestershire (Photo by Tim Graham/Getty Images)
Prince William (L) and Prince Harry leave St. George's Chapel in Windsor after the wedding of Sophie Rhys-Jones and Prince Edward, Saturday 19 June 1999. Buckingham Palace announced before the wedding that the the couple will in future be known as the Earl and Countess of Wessex. (Photo credit should read IAN WALDIE/AFP/Getty Images)
the son of Prince Charles, Prince Harry walks in the paddocks of the Silverstone racetrack at the end of the 50th British Formula One Grand Prix,11 July1999. (ELECTRONIC IMAGE) (Photo credit should read PATRICK HERTZOG/AFP/Getty Images)
ETON, UNITED KINGDOM - SEPTEMBER 2; Prince Harry arrives at Eton College, to settle in before his first day, on September 2, 1998 in, Eton, United Kingdom..( Photo by UK Press via Getty Images )
Diana Princess Of Wales, Prince William & Prince Harry Visit The 'Thorpe Park' Amusement Park. (Photo by Julian Parker/UK Press via Getty Images)
Diana Princess Of Wales, Prince William & Prince Harry Visit The 'Thorpe Park' Amusement Park. (Photo by Julian Parker/UK Press via Getty Images)
UNITED KINGDOM - JULY 18: The Princess Of Wales With Her Son, Prince Henry, At The Wedding Of Helen Windsor To Tim Taylor. (Photo by Tim Graham/Getty Images)
LONDON- JUNE : (FILE PHOTO) Prince Harry waves as he travels in an open carriage to watch the Trooping the colour Ceremony in June, 1992 in London, England. (Photo by Anwar Hussein/Getty Images)
Prince Harry Sledging, In Lech, Austria, With His Brother Prince William, On An Annual Ski Holiday With Their Mother, The Princess Of Wales. (Photo by Julian Parker/UK Press via Getty Images)
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Harry, who is fifth in line to the throne, set up Sentebale after visiting the Southern African nation of Lesotho in 2004 and seeing for himself the children impacted by the HIV/AIDS epidemic which led him to filming a documentary there in 2005.

The prince has also been a key participant in World Aids Day, launching the #FeelNoShame campaign in 2014 with singers Nicole Scherzinger and Paloma Faith and filmed with Barbadian pop star Rihanna being tested for AIDS in 2016.

He said through education he hopes to improve awareness about the disease with a global target to end the AIDS epidemic by 2030.

"HIV needs to be treated exactly the same as any other disease, and between us hopefully we can eradicate the stigma and give these young people and opportunity to stand up," Harry said.

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