Team and Partners
Crisis and Hope
Crisis & Hope as of 2007:
This is the crisis...
Every 12 secs. another person contracts HIV.
Every 16 secs. another person dies of HIV/AIDS
Number of people living with AIDS: 33 Million
% of women: >50%
Newly infected: 2.7 Million
This is the hope...
In Uganda: leaders have acknowledged the problem and mobilized, resulting in a large increase in condom use
In Senegal: leaders are taking charge and hundreds of NGO's are responding, resulting in a 68% increase in condom use
In Thailand: leaders focused on changing behavior of high risk populations such as sex workers, resulting in an increase in condom use and a decrease in visits to sex workers