Remarks by President Obama for World AIDS Day 2013

"The United States of America will remain the global leader in the fight against HIV and AIDS.  We will stand with you every step of this journey until we reach the day that we know is possible, when all men and women can protect themselves from infection; a day when all people with HIV have access to the treatments that extend their lives; the day when there are no babies being born with HIV or AIDS, and when we achieve, at long last, what was once hard to imagine — and that’s an AIDS-free generation."

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Desmond Tutu: Two Steps Obama Can Take to Defeat AIDS
In POZ online’s latest op-ed, the Nobel Peace Prize winner urges the U.S. president to step up his game regarding international HIV/AIDS:

"President Barack Obama should be commended for uniting the world behind the goal of creating an AIDS-free generation. I share his passion and believe we can achieve this in the next decade—but only if we accelerate the provision of antiretrovirals to the poorest and most vulnerable people.”

Desmond Tutu: Two Steps Obama Can Take to Defeat AIDS

In POZ online’s latest op-ed, the Nobel Peace Prize winner urges the U.S. president to step up his game regarding international HIV/AIDS:

"President Barack Obama should be commended for uniting the world behind the goal of creating an AIDS-free generation. I share his passion and believe we can achieve this in the next decade—but only if we accelerate the provision of antiretrovirals to the poorest and most vulnerable people.

Getting to ZeroIn advance of both World AIDS Day on December 1 and DC’s annual replenishment meeting for the Global Fund, 38 lawmakers just sent President Obama a letter urging him to double the amount of people receiving ARV treatment through PEPFAR by 2016 (That’s from 6 million to 12 million people!).
That’s a good way to help get it down to zero.

Getting to Zero

In advance of both World AIDS Day on December 1 and DC’s annual replenishment meeting for the Global Fund, 38 lawmakers just sent President Obama a letter urging him to double the amount of people receiving ARV treatment through PEPFAR by 2016 (That’s from 6 million to 12 million people!).

That’s a good way to help get it down to zero.