AIDS-free generation is within reach but only with fully-funded Global Fund

Published on February 16, 2013 at 4:45 AM · No Comments

In the Huffington Post's "Impact" blog, ACTION Director Kolleen Bouchane highlights President Barack Obama's mention of global development and global health in Tuesday's State of the Union address. "So the United States will join with our allies to eradicate such extreme poverty in the next two decades, by connecting more people to the global economy, by empowering women, by giving our young and brightest minds new opportunities to serve and helping communities to feed and power and educate themselves, by saving the world's children from preventable deaths, and by realizing the promise of an AIDS-free generation, which is within our reach," Obama said in the address, Bouchane writes, adding, "While there are many important nuggets (eradicating extreme poverty -- yes please!) to ramble on about, for me, the promise of an AIDS-free generation is the biggest tangible opportunity right now."

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