Today President Bill Clinton visited the Ba Vi orphanage outside Hanoi, Vietnam – the third stop on his trip through Southeast Asia to see the Clinton Foundation’s work in the region. His travel to Vietnam comes almost twenty years since the President lifted the U.S.
Faced with the highest HIV prevalence of any country in the world – where one in three adults is infected with HIV – the early days of HIV in Swaziland were devastating.
The first World AIDS Day was observed in 1988, more than 25 years ago. The global HIV community has made incredible progress since those early days of the epidemic.
On August 7, President Clinton, Chelsea Clinton, and Professor Njabulo Ndebele, the Chairman of Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory and Mandela Rhodes Foundation, co-hosted a conversation in Pretoria, South Africa, asking the question: how are you embracing tomorrow?
Ten years ago I was working in the National Department of Health (NDOH) HIV and AIDS program, when then-President Mbeki met with President Clinton and asked for the assistance of the Clinton Foundation in combatting the country's HIV and AIDS crisis.