Archive ID: 2008_82_02

XVII International AIDS Conference in Mexico City. Jeffrey Sturchio, Vice President of Merck & Co, reflects on some of the historical international AIDS conferences over time. He talks about the development of protease inhibitors in 1996 and the relationship between the activists and the drug industry.

Background material

"I have done several interviews with Jeffrey Sturchio over the years. He was for a long time a leader of the international pharmaceutical industry, and Vice President of Merck." - Staffan Hildebrand