In July of 2013, an important step was taken for the 35 million people living with HIV when the World Health Organization recommended viral load testing as the gold standard to monitor patients receiving antiretroviral therapy (ART).
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?