United Nations: We can end AIDS by 2030

December 1, 2014 11:46 AM

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We have come a long way since the first World AIDS day in 1988. A truly global response to HIV/AIDS, a response to which governments jointly committed to take action, has helped transform what was an inevitable death sentence to where HIV can be treated as a chronic condition. We have learned a great deal over these last three decades, not only about the disease itself, but other things, too.

Michel Sidibe, Executive Director of UNAIDS, says “On this World AIDS Day, let us also reflect on the lives lost to Ebola, on the countries and people affected by the outbreak in West Africa. The Ebola outbreak reminds us of the beginning of the AIDS epidemic. People were hiding and scared. Stigma a...

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