Ashley Judd Speaks on HIV/AIDS at Church Consultation in Nairobi

U.S. Actress and YouthAIDS Global Ambassador Ashley Judd spoke at the Anglophone African Church consultation on HIV/AIDS Wednesday evening in Nairobi during her visit to HIV/AIDS programs run by YouthAIDS.

Ashley Judd Speaks on HIV/AIDS at Church ConsultatU.S. Actress and Youth AIDS Global Ambassador Ashley Judd speaks during a workshop with members of the All Africa Conference of Churches, in Nairobi, late January 19, 2005. Judd is in the country to visit programs run by Youth AIDS on HIV /AIDS. (Photo: R

Judd, who became the ambassador of the growing global initiative in January 2002, has long advocated that educating young people is key to stopping the spread of HIV/AIDS. In 2004, Judd traveled to Asia where she visited clinics, schools, churches, temples, and mosques and youth projects, and participated in the 2004 International AIDS Conference in Bangkok.

This month, Judd is visiting a variety programs in Kenya, Madagascar, and South Africa run by YouthAIDS and Population Services International (PSI)