World AIDS Day

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World AIDS Day 2017: My Health, My Right

by Anna Muir

Globally, the AIDS response over the past five years has seen unprecedented gains. Today, there are 18.2 million people receiving HIV treatment. More than two million additional people are beginning treatment each year (Source: UNAIDS). But prejudice, discrimination and poverty continue to exclude many people around the world from this progress. Youth who can’t afford […]

World AIDS Day 2016: Staying on Track

by Anna Muir

The past decade has seen encouraging gains on the journey toward a world without AIDS. Between 2010 and 2015, annual AIDS-related deaths decreased from 2.2 million to 2.1 million. Worldwide, new HIV infections have fallen by 6% since 2010. But the decline in new HIV infections among adults has stalled. Worldwide, an estimated 1.9 million […]

World AIDS Day 2015: Getting to Zero

by Anna Muir

“May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace … so that you may abound in hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.” Romans 15:13 (NRSV) This is the final year of the “Getting to Zero” global theme for World AIDS Day. Selected by the World AIDS Campaign and backed by […]

World AIDS Day 2014: Getting to Zero

by Karen Bokma

“May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace … so that you may abound in hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.” Romans 15:13 (NRSV) The global theme for World AIDS Day from 2011-2015, as selected by the World AIDS Campaign, is “Getting to Zero.” Backed by the United Nations, […]

World AIDS Day 2013: Towards Zero

by Karen Bokma

“May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace … so that you may abound in hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.” Romans 15:13 (NRSV) Since 2005, the number of people dying from AIDS-related causes worldwide has decreased by six million. New HIV infections have fallen by a third since […]

World AIDS Day 2012 Resources

by Karen Bokma

The tide is turning against HIV and AIDS. But that doesn’t mean it is time to stop taking action – rather it is a call to further action – to ensure that this reversal continues.

Carl Heibert HIV and AIDS Photo Exhibit

by Karen Bokma

Presbyterian World Service & Development’s HIV and AIDS photo exhibit seeks to capture the resilience, strength and optimism of people living with HIV and AIDS in northern Malawi, despite enormous challenges.

Funds raised through the exhibit will support the successes PWS&D’s partners are experiencing as they work with people living with and affected by HIV and AIDS.