Today the global AIDS pandemic is at a tipping point. Due to improved access to medicine, better care, lower costs, and smart interventions, for the first time since AIDS was discovered thirty years ago we have an opportunity to outpace the disease. I am inspired by the governments, NGOs, activists, businesses, and individuals across the globe who have made a commitment to live in a world where we will see the end of AIDS.
One-fifth of the people living in Kibera are HIV positive. More than 50,000 children in the slum have been orphaned by AIDS, many of whom are the athletes Frank trains every day. On this World AIDS Day, we celebrate our success, commemorate those we’ve lost, and pledge to continue the fight.
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