Commentary for World AIDS Day

I didn’t find as much World AIDS Day coverage on the major news sites as I thought I might — blame the US political transition and the economic meltdown, I suppose.  I did, however, find some interesting articles that give good overviews of progress, setbacks, and challenges of HIV/AIDS efforts in the last year, and beyond.

>> Nations observe World AIDS Day
Fantastic series of photos from the Seattle Times, featuring World AIDS Day displays and events from around the world.

>> Bush, Obama Deliver Remarks On World AIDS Day
Summary from AllHeadlineNews. 

>> World AIDS Day 2008: Much accomplished, much to do
A reflective editorial for CNN by Dr. Anthony S. Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases at the National Institutes of Health.

>> A Killer and a Cure This World AIDS Day
A post on Nicholas Kristof’s New York Times blog, written by Josh Ruxin, “a Columbia University expert on public health who has spent the last few years living in Rwanda.”

>> A Breathtaking Aspiration for AIDS
A New York Times editorial discusses new WHO research suggesting that regular, mass HIV testing in sub-Saharan Africa could have an astonishing impact on HIV/AIDS rates on the continent.

>> The Dag Hammarskjold Library marks World AIDS Day
Portal to United Nations sites and other resources addressing HIV/AIDS.

>> AIDS Awareness Days
World AIDS Day information and links from the US Department of Health and Human Services.

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~ by h.e.g. on December 2, 2008.

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