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XIX International AIDS Conference. Session "Gender and Science: Shifting the Paradigm in HIV Research" discussing the inclusion of structural and biological gender factors as part of HIV research, and the participation of women living with HIV in clinical trials.
Helen Jackson from Southern Africa HIV and AIDS Information Dissemination Service (SAfAIDS) talks about short and long term impact of HIV/AIDS in Zimbabwe.
Quarraisha Abdool Karim is an epidemiologist in Durban. She talks about the start of the South African AIDS epidemic and the South African AIDS response, health policies and campaigns. She explains why women are more susceptible to HIV than men are.
Julie and Ken from the Australian Prostitutes Collective talk about their program for HIV/AIDS prevention among female and male sex workers, among which one third are also IV drug users. APC offers social support, needle exchange and sex education.