“Access to Life” was a collaboration, beginning in 2007, between Magnum Photos and the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. Photographed in nine countries by eight photographers, each working over a period of about four months, the project was imeant to demonstrate the efficacy of providing free anti-viral drugs to those who needed them. This exhibition and coffee table book were credited by the Global Fund with helping them to raise one billion dollars, with the Japanese foreign minister asserting that a 45-minute visit to the exhibition resulted in Japan doubling its commitment to $400 million.

 

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