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).
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.
Rwanda’s healthcare system has revolutionized itself more than once. When the Clinton Health Access Initiative was first invited to Rwanda in 2002, it witnessed and supported the implementation of a high-quality, cost-effective HIV/AIDS treatment program.
Yesterday in South Africa, President Clinton and Chelsea Clinton visited the Ramotse Clinic, which is in a semi-rural village on the outskirts of Hammanskraal.
Yesterday in Zanzibar, President Clinton and Chelsea Clinton kicked off a Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI) malaria-awareness soccer match in Amaan Stadium, where attendees were able to visit informational booths about malaria prevention and get tested for malaria as well.