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Raise your awareness on World AIDS Day

Posted by: Shanna Carpenter

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Every year, on December 1, the globe comes together on World AIDS Day to learn more about the virus and to show support for those have been infected. Currently, there are approximately 33 million people living with HIV, while stigma and prejudice continue to cripple educational efforts in many countries.

To increase our awareness of the effect of the AIDS virus on the world and on specific individuals, and to help understand it’s spread and preventative measures, we’d like to offer three TED Talks, each capturing a different aspect of this global issue.

Hans Rosling on HIV: New facts and stunning data visuals


Kristen Ashburn’s photos of AIDS


Emily Oster flips our thinking on AIDS in Africa