XVII International AIDS Conference in Mexico City. Interview with three pioneers in the HIV/AIDS response - Dr Mervyn Silverman and Dr Paul Volberding from San Francisco General Hospital, and the Swedish Dr Lars Olof Kallings who is currently the United Nations Secretary-General Special Envoy for HIV/AIDS. They talk about the history of the AIDS movement and reflect on some of the most important pioneers in HIV/AIDS health policy, such as the founder of WHO's Global Program for AIDS, Jonathan Mann, as well as the current UNAIDS Director Peter Piot.
"I am very happy about this sequence where three of the early pioneers, Paul Volberding, Lars Olof Kallings and Mervyn Silverman, came together during the International AIDS Conference in Mexico City for a talk about the history of the AIDS movement." - Staffan Hildebrand