An estimated 3000 young people are newly infected with HIV everyday. Many young people living with HIV still do not have access to treatment and only 34% of all young people have correct and comprehensive knowledge about HIV and how to protect themselves.
@JPBervoets, a long time volunteer and board member at Art for AIDS International, was asked to design an infographic for a three-day summit in Bamako, Mali, to rally a youth-led response to HIV in lead up to the United Nations General Assembly High Level Meeting on AIDS (Which took place in June 2011).
To learn more, please visit: http://www.whatabouthiv.org.
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- Young People Key to Reversing the HIV/AIDS Epidemic (lass.org.uk)
- Aids Free Generation Possible with Children as Centre of Global Aids Response (socyberty.com)