Light Up For AIDS

    RED, one of The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria’s partner NGOs, will be lighting up architectural landmarks of major cities around the world as part of its campaign for an “AIDS-free generation” by 2015.

    Some of the landmarks included in the lineup are the Empire State Building, the Stock Exchange and screens at Times Square, the Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge in Australia, the London Eye, the Kowloon-Canton Railway Clock Tower in Hong Kong and the Congress Building in Brazil.

    RED will also create a digital quilt called “2015 Quilt” in which celebrities and RED supporters can sponsor a “patch” and make commitments in support of the campaign. The Global Fund will be presenting an update of the progress of its prevention and treatment supported programs as well.

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    • Jenny Lei Ravelo

      Jenny Lei Ravelo is a Devex Senior Reporter based in Manila. She covers global health, with a particular focus on the World Health Organization, and other development and humanitarian aid trends in Asia Pacific. Prior to Devex, she wrote for ABS-CBN, one of the largest broadcasting networks in the Philippines, and was a copy editor for various international scientific journals. She received her journalism degree from the University of Santo Tomas.