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XIX International AIDS Conference in Washington D.C. Interview with MD Judith Currier from the UCLA Center for AIDS Research (CFAR) on ending AIDS. She also talks about aspects of aging and living with HIV which is one of her focuses in research.
XIX International AIDS Conference. Session on Pediatrics with medical doctors and scientists discussing prevention of mother-to-child transmission and the development of antiretroviral treatments suitable for infants and small children.
Mary-Jane Matsolo visits a traditional healer and talks about their important role in the fight against HIV and AIDS. She says that traditional healers are often more trusted than conventional health personnel, and that they are often well educated in HIV and AIDS.
M.D. Mervyn Silverman is one of the pioneers in the HIV/AIDS epidemic. Here he talks about the shifts of topics on the International AIDS Conferences between 1985 and 2008, about the so called San Francisco Model of AIDS care, and about the closing of the Bathhouses.
Professor Sikhamani Rajasekaran, Supervisor of the Tambaram Hospital in Chennai, talks about the HIV/AIDS outbreak in India, the prevalence of TB co-infection and the services at Tambaram Hospital as well as the need for second-line antiretroviral treatment options.
Cutaways from a hotline office. Project Inform is an organisation based in San Francisco that provides information about drugs and treatment for people living with HIV/AIDS.
MD Eric Sandström talks about the Swedish health care situation for people living with HIV and his personal experiences of working with HIV patients. He also talks about the advantages of early ARV treatment, and the organized HIV testing strategies in Sweden.