World AIDS Day

3 Without more money, it’s the end of the beginning of the end of AIDS

Tomorrow is World AIDS Day and most organizations that had something to say about this have already said it. Most said: “We can end AIDS.” Secretary of State Hillary ClintonFlickr, by Roger H. Goun Secretary of State Hillary Clinton called for creating an “AIDS-free generation” and on Thursday released the…

0 Wordy word AIDS Day

No, that’s not a typo. I’ve decided to mark this 30th anniversary of the recognized beginning of the pandemic as Wordy AIDS Day rather than use its official name, World AIDS Day, because most of what the international community is doing is saying they want to continue the fight against…

0 Dichotomy alert: AIDS prevention vs treatment debate re-emerges

Today is the day after World AIDS Day. Things are pretty much the same. Flickr, Benny Sølz. Ruminating on the crazed repetitiveness yesterday of the news stories for this issue du jour, I felt a slight irritation crawling up from the lizard portion of my brain. Something in the torrent…

0 Social media ramps up, and turns off, for AIDS awareness

For World AIDS Day, many organizations are using “social media” like Twitter and Facebook to get their messages out. UNAIDS has its hashtag on Twitter #PreventionRevolution. There are lots of folks and organizations chiming in at #AIDS as well. The organization (RED) is combining the power of Facebook, Twitter, YouTube,…