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The Mandela Legacy: Leadership Can Transform HIV/AIDS

Posted 17 d├ęcembre 2013, 02:13 , by Sharon Lewin, AIDS 2014 Local Co-Chair

First published on on 17 December 2013

Sharon LewinIt's been quite a month and I had planned on beginning this blog with an initial reflection on the recent ICAAP conference in Bangkok but that has been superseded by the passing of Nelson Mandela, a champion of the HIV/AIDS cause.

We are indebted to Mr Mandela for his leadership role in making HIV/AIDS in sub Saharan Africa an issue that the world could no longer ignore. Mr Mandela's speech at the International AIDS Conference in Durban in 2000 changed the course of the epidemic in both his country and the continent. More...