KARACHI  - The UNAIDS will be launching the 2008 Report on the global AIDS epidemic in New York on July 29. A message received here said joining UNAIDS Executive Director, Dr. Piot to launch the report in New York will be Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme, Kemal Dervis and Executive Director of the United Nations Population Fund, Thoraya Obaid. It said additional launches will be held in Geneva, Mexico City, Port of Spain, Johannesburg on July 29 and in Bangkok on July 30. The message further pointed out that the report features the latest global, regional and country estimates for HIV and new trends in the epidemic's evolution. It said this is the most comprehensive review of the AIDS epidemic to date with 147 countries reporting data on HIV.