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).
Photo credit: Barbara Kinney / Clinton Foundation
In commemoration of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service, read how a 20-year-old City Year service leader is contributing to growing the tradition of youth service in South Africa.Read More about A Young Leader’s Reflections on Mandela, MLK, and Service in South Africa
In 1998, I first traveled to Africa as President, visiting Ghana, Uganda, Senegal, Rwanda, Botswana, and South Africa. At the time, sub-Saharan African economies were regressing – that year, GDP per capita growth was -.2 percent – and 21 million adults and children were living with HIV/AIDS. But that’s not what I remember most about my trip.Read More about Africa’s Progress
Four years ago, at a celebration to mark Nelson Mandela's 90th birthday, President Clinton reflected on the three lessons we can all take from Mandela's life. Read the text of his speech.Read More about Three Lessons from Nelson Mandela
Chelsea Clinton reflects on her visit to Qunu, South Africa – the rural village where Nelson Mandela grew up – and the acts of service inspired by International Mandela Day.Read More about Letter from Qunu
Yesterday in Johannesburg, President Clinton visited Ikusasalethu, a City Year service site, where the City Year team was repainting old shipping containers that are used for afterschool tutoring and meals programs. View a gallery of the visit. President Clinton helped launched City Year South Africa in 2005 with Nelson Mandela, and in 2006, through the Clinton Global Initiative...Read More about Africa 2012: Day 1 Recap