Leaders Respond To World AIDS Day – round up by kff.org

Marking World AIDS Day on Tuesday, U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon “warned … that new infections are outpacing the gains from treating people with the HIV virus” and that discrimination against HIV-positive people remains “widespread,” the Associated Press reports. “While the world is seeing signs of progress in reversing the AIDS epidemic, Ban said Tuesday that more must be done urgently to reach the U.N. goal of providing universal access to HIV prevention, treatment, care and support by 2010,” the news service writes (Lederer, 12/1).

Zuma Announces Expansion Of HIV Treatment For Pregnant Women, Infants; U.S. To Give $120M To South Africa For ARVs

Media Examines Global, Regional Responses To HIV/AIDS

Media Examines Country-Level Responses To HIV/AIDS

For links to these reports go to http://globalhealth.kff.org/Daily-Reports/2009/December/02/GH-120209-World-AIDS-Day.aspx



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