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World Aids Day: Victory within reach – but cuts could spoil it all

Publié par Clifford Armion le 12/01/2011

Peter Popham

Thirty years after Aids surfaced, Barack Obama is today expected to declare "the beginning of the end" of the disease thanks to the dramatic results achieved by antiretroviral drugs.

Underlining America's bipartisan response to the challenge, the US President will be joined on World Aids Day by two of his predecessors in insisting that the US will continue to lead the world in tackling the disease. Bill Clinton will participate by phone, while George W Bush will speak from Tanzania alongside the country's President, Jakaya Kikwete.

But fatally undermining the claim that the disease is on the way out is the decision by the Global Fund to Fight Aids, TB and Malaria to call off its latest funding round.

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"World Aids Day: Victory within reach – but cuts could spoil it all", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), janvier 2011. Consulté le 16/06/2021. URL: http://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/world-aids-day-victory-within-reach-but-cuts-could-spoil-it-all