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This is the story about Steve Sjöquist - writer, HIV activist and deacon at Karolinska Universitetssjukhuset in Stockholm. Steve was diagnosed with HIV in 1987 and he was one of the first Swedish AIDS patients to get the new antiretroviral therapy in 1996. It saved his life.
Staffan Hildebrand returns to Australia, where he started his project of documenting the AIDS epidemic in 1988, and to Cambodia where he first arrived in 1998. He interviews some of the scientists and activists who he met back then and displays some footage from the archive.
David Penington, Australian doctor, academic, Vice-Chancellor and director, discusses strategies in the Australian HIV response.
Interviews with young HIV and AIDS activists from Cambodia, Mexico, Sweden, South Africa, and the United States, on youth, HIV and AIDS.
XIX International AIDS Conference. Interview with Michel Kazatzhkine who is the United Nations HIV Special Representative for Eastern Europe and Central Asia. Here he talks about harm reduction policies and the situation for people who are using drugs.
XIX International AIDS Conference. The co-chair of this conference, Diane Havlir, has been working with HIV/AIDS since the early 80's at San Francisco General Hospital. Here she talks about the time of the outbreak and about the tools needed to end HIV and AIDS.
XIX International AIDS Conference in Washington D.C. Bertrand Audoin, Executive Director of the International AIDS Society (IAS), talks about the two main obstacles as he sees it, convincing on financial investments in HIV/AIDS and working against stigma.
XIX International AIDS Conference. Red Ribbon award with UNAIDS Director Michel Sidibé, Crown Princess of Norway Mette-Marit, Myanmar stateswoman Aung San Suu Kyi, US politician Jim McDermott, French minister Marisol Touraine and award winners.
XIX International AIDS Conference in Washington D.C. Interview with Pia Engstrand who works at the Swedish Embassy in Lusaka, Zambia. She talks about the Swedish contribution to the AIDS conference this year, focusing on the reproductive rights of youths.
XIX International AIDS Conference. Panel discussion on youth HIV/AIDS activism focusing on stigma and discrimination, internet and social media in the HIV/AIDS response and how to influence political leaders and older generations to take action.
XIX International AIDS Conference in Washington D.C. Session on the rights of sex workers and legislation of sex work. The speakers represent sex workers organizations in the US and in India. Live broadcast from the Sex Workers Freedom Festival in Kolkata, India.
XIX International AIDS Conference in Washington D.C. Session called "Rethinking the Role of Social Sciences in the Context of HIV/AIDS" about how theories of Social and Behavioral Sciences can be applied on HIV/AIDS in reality.