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This is a short film about the global HIV and AIDS response lead by the young generation. Youths and representatives of community networks and health care centers in Cambodia, United States, Mexico, Botswana, Russia and India talk about HIV awareness and prevention.
Interview with Daniel Tarantola, Professor of Health and Human Rights at University of New South Wales in Sydney. He tells about his work in expanding health care services in several African countries, starting in the early 1970's and the time when he entered the HIV field.
This film is about women from different parts of the world who are active in the HIV activist movement. They discuss gender inequality and the exposed situation of women and girls and explain the educational and empowering work which they are doing in their communities.
José Esparza is a scientist who has been working many years at WHO and within UNAIDS. He has been known for his work on HIV vaccines. Here he talks about vaccine trials and the future development of vaccines for developing and developed countries.
Jamaican physician Dorothy Blake explains how other sexually transmitted diseases can make HIV easier to catch. She also talks about three main aspects of HIV prevention, which for instance includes a safe sex approach rather than a behavior modification approach.
This production was made as the opening film for the IV International AIDS Conference in Stockholm in June 1988. It gives a broad representation of the global AIDS situation in the late 1980's, and has a particular focus on social structures, poverty and stigma.
Jonathan Mann, was a US medical doctor and influential within the World Health Organization (WHO). Here he talks about the global understanding of the disease between 1981 and 1988.
Dr Samuel Okware, the director of National Ugandan AIDS Commission, talks about AIDS in Africa, global impact and commitment.