For years the world has been made aware of the devastation of HIV/Aids, with millions of lives claimed and millions more people affected. The world has been less aware that in just the past few years, millions of lives have been rescued.
In 2001, when the G8 met under the Italian presidency in Genoa, the world’s most powerful countries established the Global Fund to Fight Aids, Tuberculosis and Malaria, launching an unprecedented multilateral effort against the three diseases that mainly affect the world’s poor, and mainly in Africa. Fund has supported programmes that have saved four million lives.
I am especially concerned about women and children, because in most parts of the world, they tend to come last in line.… Seguir leyendo »