Full Legislative History
Resolution Number: 2000-A051
Title: Support Initiatives to Make Available AIDS-related Medications
Legislative Action Taken: Concurred as Amended
Final Text:

Resolved, That the 73rd General Convention of the Episcopal Church support compassionate initiatives to make HIV/AIDS-related medications available at affordable prices to infected persons throughout the world, especially in the poorest and neediest nations; and be it further

Resolved, That this General Convention urge the government of the United States to work with other governments and non-government organizations to find ways to make affordable drugs available while providing for continued research and development of HIV/AIDS-related medications; and be it further

Resolved, That being sensitive to the local initiatives where distribution will take place, we encourage fair and equitable distribution of these medications.

Citation: General Convention, Journal of the General Convention of...The Episcopal Church, Denver, 2000 (New York: General Convention, 2001), p. 197f.