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UNAIDS: 95% of African Children With AIDS Lack Access to Treatment

Our dear friend in Zambia, Michael Kelly, shared this report on the failure of our global society to take care of our children. Where is the sense? What are we thinking? How could we have let 190,000 children die of AIDS–we don’t even have an exact number, so it wasn’t a priority or a possibility to count every one. We cannot allow ourselves to be okay with this. Each of these children, the ones dying right now, is precious and it is our responsibility as adults, as citizens of the world, to use our voices and resources to change this reality....

Videos Addressing HIV/AIDS Issues

Lucie Cluver Presentation at Regional PSS Forum – Dr. Lucie Cluver presents the results of her groundbreaking study of children whose parents are ill with or have died from HIV and AIDS (15 mins, with slides). This presentation was delivered at the Regional Psychosocial Support Forum 2011, co-hosted by SADC, REPSSI, UNICEF and the Nelson Mandela Children’s Fund.[su_spacer size="25"] Interview with Lucie Cluver – Child carers in South Africa – An interview with Lucie Cluver from Oxford University. She talks about her research on children who care for their HIV positive parents. We learn about how they live, how they are often bullied in school and what children across the world can do to support.[su_spacer size="25"] Children of AIDS Face Mental Health Needs – This is the Voice of America Special English Health Report. In June of nineteen eighty-one, public health officials in the United States reported on the first cases of what came to be known as AIDS. Thirty years later, there is growing progress against the epidemic of acquired immunodeficiency syndrome. But today an estimated sixteen and a half million children have lost one or both parents to AIDS. Most of these AIDS orphans live in sub-Saharan...