Student Global AIDS Walk
A Call to Action
|Saturday, April 12th |
We have all heard that 8,000 people are dying a day from AIDS. Fortunately, the international community has started to engage in a number of education-based prevention initiatives to help mitigate the crisis.
But prevention is not enough. More than forty million people worldwide are infected with the HIV virus, and whole societies will surely crumble unless prevention is combined with treatment. It is a sad fact that access to effective HIV/AIDS medicines is restricted by income. Today, you can help change the vast inequality that keeps effective AIDS treatment from those who cannot afford it.
You can help.
The Student Global AIDS Walk: A Call for Action, is being held in ten major U.S. cities on April 12, 2003. Every dollar you raise, including your registration pledge, goes to fund Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation treatment programs that bring antiretroviral and other AIDS-related medicines to patients in Africa, Asia, and
Online Registration is now closed, but you may register at the Walk in your city Saturday morning! See "Event Information" for the specifics of your city's Walk.