World AIDS Day: Reflecting on the Power of Advocacy to Address the Global Access to Medicines Crisis
Co-authored by Justin Mendoza, MPH; YP-CDN Boston Chapter Leader
World AIDS Day is a day to remember and look back on the lives lost in the fight against one of the worst infectious disease killers humanity has witnessed. HIV/AIDS is a tragic disease that currently afflicts more than 40 million people worldwide, with some 18 million receiving treatment. Even though most of the AIDS agenda is lagging behind to this day, we’ve seen tremendous progress.