Archive ID: 1988_102

Dr Didier Jayle talks about AIDS awareness, the importance of reaching out to young people, and how his work with AIDS patients affects him as a doctor and as a human being.

Background material

"This interview with Didier Jayle was made in a patient room at the Paris hospital, where one of his AIDS patients died just three hours before the interview was done. The glasses of the dead patient is still there near the lamp at the bed table. This was shot at the peak of the Paris AIDS epidemic." - Staffan Hildebrand