As a former physician practicing in a busy maternity ward in a hospital in Africa, Gloria Ekpo has seen the devastation of HIV and AIDS up close.
But she’s also seen progress.
Read how we’re working to leave no young woman behind and to empower them toward an AIDS-free generation!
As we lead up to World AIDS Day on December 1, we are provided with an opportunity to reflect on how far we have come since the discovery of the HIV virus more than 30 years ago as well as consider what more needs to be done to control the epidemic. We’ve moved from a time when there were no test kits, no drugs, and no hope for survival to the current situation where there are different modalities for testing and treating, including those for children.