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Sidaction 2023: 4 million euros raised in three days of mobilization

“40 years after the discovery of HIV, the public is still committed to us,” Florence Thune, CEO of Sidaction, greeted this Sunday at the end of this 2023 annual solidarity event. According to a press release from the association, 3,911,394 euros of donations have been collected this year.

“Inflation puts pressure on the economic situation of the French, who have to make big sacrifices. Therefore, many thanks to those who still managed to make a pledge to the association. The stability of the results, which underlines the universal desire and confidence to continue the fight to the end,” added Florence Thune.

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However, the CEO called for the fight to continue, recalling that there are “still too many” new infections and that “millions of people do not have access to treatment.” “The hope of seeing a world without AIDS is possible, but many obstacles must be overcome,” she concluded.

The funds raised will be donated to research and care programs and association programs for the care and support of people living with HIV in France and abroad. You can make a donation until April 6 by calling 110 (toll-free number) or on the Sidaction website.

Source: Le Parisien

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