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What Would You Ask the Next U.S. President About HIV?

November 24, 2015


What Would You Ask the Next U.S. President About HIV?

In 2011, President Barack Obama stated, "Because we invested in anti-retroviral treatment, people who would have died, some of whom are here today, are living full and vibrant lives. Because we developed new tools, more and more mothers are giving birth to children free from this disease. And because of a persistent focus on awareness, the global rate of new infections and deaths is declining. So make no mistake, we are going to win this fight."

But the fight continues. And in the United States, the 2016 presidential race is around the corner. That means people with HIV, providers and advocates want to know what the next president will do to combat HIV and get us closer to a cure. scoured the halls of IDWeek and the U.S. Conference on AIDS to get the opinions of members of the HIV community. We also reached out to one of our bloggers, who is imprisoned, to contribute his thoughts.

Content contributed by correspondents Olivia Ford, Drew Gibson and Terri Wilder.

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