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Ending AIDS Is "Both Possible and Our Moral Responsibility," Says Clinton Health Access Initiative CEO

December 4, 2013

"The global response to AIDS over the past decade has been a great success -- but there is still more work to do," Ira Magaziner, vice chair and CEO of the Clinton Health Access Initiative, writes in the Huffington Post's "The Big Push" blog. "Since 2002, the global community has learned how to treat people effectively and efficiently," he states, noting, "Over 10 million people are now receiving treatment. 10 million people who would have died are now alive." However, new WHO treatment recommendations, "if implemented, will mean treating over twice as many people as we treat today, saving millions more lives and dramatically reducing the transmission of the disease," he adds.

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