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Diane Johns is a nurse at San Francisco General Hospital. She shares her thoughts on terminal care, patient participation, home based care, and homelessness. Diane started to work at San Francisco General Hospital in 1982 and began at the newly opened AIDS ward in 1983.
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.
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.
Dr Selma Dritz tells the story of how the AIDS epidemic started in Los Angeles and San Francisco in the early 80's and how AIDS was connected to the gay liberation movement. She also talks about the government and community responses at that time.
Diane Johns is a nurse at San Francisco General Hospital. She shares her thoughts on terminal care, patient participation, home based care, homelessness, sex education and morality, stigma and other questions related to HIV and 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.
Fernando Aiuti is an Italian Immunologist who has been working on HIV/AIDS since the early 80's. In this interview he talks about the Italian AIDS situation, sexuality education and the scientific and clinical work in the field.
Praphan Phanupak, co-founder of the Thai Red Cross AIDS Research Center (TRC-ARC) and Professor at the Chulalongkorn University Hospital, tells about his encounter with the first AIDS patient in Thailand, about the health resources in Thailand and about stigma.