This is a snippet from an interview with Steve Morin in which he discusses what is behind the bipartisan support of PEPFAR, the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief. “PEPFAR enjoys strong bipartisan support for a number of reasons,” Morin said. “It responds to a humanitarian need, it is vital to some of our […]
This is a snippet from an interview with Paul Volberding in which he discusses the successes, challenges and the future of PEPFAR, the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief. “PEPFAR has been an enormously important project of the U.S. government, “Started under George Bush, it has been the vehicle by which the U.S government […]
Nearly 4,000 people around the world have shown their support for ending the global AIDS epidemic by signing an online declaration during the XIX International AIDS Conference.
The “Washington, D.C. Declaration” outlines a nine-point action plan that includes focusing on HIV prevention, ending discrimination against HIV patients, boosting research investment and making treatment available to all those who need it.
At a time when the prevalence of HIV exceeds 3 percent in some populations, not only in lower-income regions of the world, but in U.S. cities like Washington, D.C., is it realistic to think that we can live in an AIDS-free world?