Windy City Media Group Frontpage News
Celebrating 30 Years of Gay Lesbian Bisexual and Trans News
home search facebook twitter join
Gay News Sponsor Windy City Times 2019-07-10
DOWNLOAD ISSUE
About WCMG Publications News Index  Entertainment Features Bars & Clubs Calendar Videos Advertisers OUT! Guide    Marriage

Sponsor
Sponsor
Sponsor

  WINDY CITY TIMES

AIDS: Remarks by Sec. Clinton on World AIDS Day
Text of remarks from a news release, posted Dec. 1, 2011
2011-12-07

facebook twitter pin it del.icio.us stumble upon digg google +1 reddit email


Today we pay tribute to the millions of lives lost and families affected by HIV/AIDS. We also recognize the brave individuals living with HIV who carry the burden of this disease every day. It is in their honor that we remain steadfast in our pursuit of an AIDS-free generation.

President Obama's announcement today of the goal to provide lifesaving antiretroviral treatment to 6 million people living with HIV worldwide represents a critical step towards this goal. Since AIDS was identified 30 years ago, we have made significant progress, saving and improving the lives of millions of people around the world. Remarkable scientific breakthroughs in preventing and managing this disease have given us the tools for even greater action. Through the U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief ( PEPFAR ) , a cornerstone of the Obama Administration's Global Health Initiative, we are working to translate these advances into lifesaving programs.

This vision of an AIDS-free generation can only be realized by working together. Partner governments, civil society, the private sector and multilateral organizations like the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria must collaborate and share best practices. We must engage the world's brightest scientists, advocates, and public health experts to find more effective ways to fight HIV. High-impact interventions like antiretroviral treatment, prevention of mother-to-child transmission, and voluntary medical male circumcision have the potential to move us toward the end of this epidemic.

We have come a long way in the fight against AIDS, but there is still a long road ahead to realize our ambitious goals. If we continue to work together and coordinate a global effort guided by science, we may one day live in a AIDS-free generation.


facebook twitter pin it del.icio.us stumble upon digg google +1 reddit email




Windy City Media Group does not approve or necessarily agree with the views posted below.
Please do not post letters to the editor here. Please also be civil in your dialogue.
If you need to be mean, just know that the longer you stay on this page, the more you help us.


  ARTICLES YOU MIGHT LIKE

Cell Block parties to benefit HIV services 2019-07-13
Moments in the Public Health Response to AIDS, CDPH LGBTQ Outreach Keynote June 28 2019-07-01
Mayor Lightfoot promotes National HIV Testing Day, gets tested 2019-06-27
Walgreens, Greater Than AIDS offering free tests June 27 2019-06-23
Congressman Chuy Garcia on Reports of ICE Raids Starting This Weekend 2019-06-21
Aldermen Mobilize to Protect Chicagoans from Promised ICE Raids 2019-06-21
MOVIES '5B' revisits first AIDS ward in Calif. hospital 2019-06-19
Aging with HIV focus of Reunion Project event 2019-06-17
Chicago House names new CEO 2019-06-11
Aging with HIV focus of upcoming Reunion Project 2.0 event 2019-06-05
Dr. Tom Klein: Helping patients through Man Up Medical, own practice 2019-06-05
Reunion Project 2.0 event June 14-15 2019-06-05
Author documents straight women on front lines of AIDS crisis 2019-05-21
Fifth annual 'Belt Fest' May 13 2019-04-28
NATIONAL Child-abuse bill, anti-trans attacks, Ariz. HIV/AIDS bill, Michigan gym 2019-04-16
Chicagoan recalls challenges of overcoming HIV stigma 2019-04-09
NATIONAL Teen PrEP bill, conversion therapy, Laverne Cox, murder-suicide 2019-04-09
TPAN launches Paws N' Effect program for HIV+ clients 2019-04-06
AFC hosts 'Take My Hand' at summit 2019-03-26
Dance for Life Chicago announces 2019 lineup for Aug. 17 event 2019-03-21
New Art Institute exhibit spotlights professor/HIV activist 2019-03-19
WORLD Brazilian video, HIV incidents down, Malaysia's problems 2019-03-12
WORLD Egypt summit, HIV remission, trans lingerie brand 2019-03-06
D'Emilio looks back at '80s AIDS Crisis 2019-02-24
Gerber/Hart Library honoring AIDS stamps 2019-02-21
NATIONAL Gay-club owner, HIV/AIDS news, Nashville feat, Roxane Gay 2019-02-20
AHF opens Boystown thrift store 2019-02-17
Chicagoan among Pedro Zamora scholarship honorees 2019-02-11
At DuSable, Black LGBTQ leaders talk HIV/AIDS awareness 2019-02-10
New Network of Black HIV Policy Advocates Tackle HIV in Black Communities in the South 2019-02-08
AHF Applauds President's Commitment to End HIV Epidemic in US 2019-02-05
All That He Was benefit concert March 11 at Pride Arts Center 2019-01-31
Chicagoland Theatres raise over $300,000 to support Season of Concern 2019-01-24
'Great Believers' author talks early AIDS crisis at Howard Brown event 2019-01-21
National Black Justice Coalition Demands Justice for Victims of Ed Buck 2019-01-09
AFC holds Getting to Zero draft-plan webinar with stakeholders 2019-01-02
Season of Concern awards $93K 2018-12-26
HIV+ Air Force members discharged, OutServe-SLDN Lambda Legals sue 2018-12-19
WORLD Depression study, HIV conference, Kenya attack 2018-12-18
Gerber/Hart unveils AIDS-awareness stamps 2018-12-17
 



Copyright © 2019 Windy City Media Group. All rights reserved.
Reprint by permission only. PDFs for back issues are downloadable from
our online archives. Single copies of back issues in print form are
available for $4 per issue, older than one month for $6 if available,
by check to the mailing address listed below.

Return postage must accompany all manuscripts, drawings, and
photographs submitted if they are to be returned, and no
responsibility may be assumed for unsolicited materials.
All rights to letters, art and photos sent to Nightspots
(Chicago GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times (a Chicago
Gay and Lesbian News and Feature Publication) will be treated
as unconditionally assigned for publication purposes and as such,
subject to editing and comment. The opinions expressed by the
columnists, cartoonists, letter writers, and commentators are
their own and do not necessarily reflect the position of Nightspots
(Chicago GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times (a Chicago Gay,
Lesbian, Bisexual and Transegender News and Feature Publication).

The appearance of a name, image or photo of a person or group in
Nightspots (Chicago GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times
(a Chicago Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender News and Feature
Publication) does not indicate the sexual orientation of such
individuals or groups. While we encourage readers to support the
advertisers who make this newspaper possible, Nightspots (Chicago
GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times (a Chicago Gay, Lesbian
News and Feature Publication) cannot accept responsibility for
any advertising claims or promotions.

 

 

 

TRENDINGBREAKINGPHOTOS

Sponsor
Sponsor
Sponsor
Sponsor


 



About WCMG Publications News Index  Entertainment Features Bars & Clubs Calendar Videos Advertisers OUT! Guide    Marriage


About WCMG      Contact Us      Online Front  Page      Windy City  Times      Nightspots      OUT! Guide     
Identity      BLACKlines      En La Vida      Archives      Subscriptions      Distribution      Windy City Queercast     
Queercast Archives      Advertising  Rates      Deadlines      Advanced Search     
Press  Releases      Event Photos      Join WCMG  Email List      Email Blast     
Upcoming Events      Todays Events      Ongoing Events      Submit an Event      Bar Guide      Community Groups      In Memoriam      Outguide Categories      Outguide Advertisers      Search Outguide      Travel      Dining Out      Blogs      Spotlight  Video     
Classifieds      Real Estate      Place a  Classified     

Windy City Media Group publishes Windy City Times,
The Bi-Weekly Voice of the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Trans Community.
5315 N. Clark St. #192, Chicago, IL 60640-2113 • PH (773) 871-7610 • FAX (773) 871-7609.