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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.
XIX International AIDS Conference. Interview with Bernhard Schwartzlander from UNAIDS in Geneva. Schwartzländer is an expert on the statistics of HIV/AIDS. He talks about the HIV prevalence globally and the importance of early diagnosis and ARV treatment.
Staffan Hildebrand looks back on his 25 years of documenting the HIV and AIDS epidemic for the Face of AIDS Film Archive. The film portrays a shift from pessimism towards a growing optimism in the response to HIV and AIDS.
4th South African AIDS Conference in Durban in 2009. Panel session on data collection and analysis in epidemiological studies on HIV and AIDS., held by Per Strand from the Swedish organization AIDS Accountability International.
Dr Robert C Gallo talks about the importance of yearly AIDS congresses. He also talks about the scientific community before and during the AIDS epidemic, and puts the disease outbreak into a sociological context.
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.
Praphan Phanupak is Professor in Immunology and the Director of the Thai Red Cross AIDS Research Centre (TRC-ARC). He talks about the incidence and prevalence of HIV infection in different parts of Thailand and about human experiments on Thai drug users.
Robin Weiss, a British Molecular Biologist and Professor of Viral Oncology at University College London, talks about the scientific contribution of small countries like Sweden, interdisciplinary collaborations in HIV research and HIV vaccines.
Dr Robert Gallo is interviewed in the laboratory about the HIV virus and his ongoing work. He also talks with his team and discusses the question of international collaboration with Lars Olof Kallings. He answers questions about HIV and AIDS, drugs and promiscuity.
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.
Nobel Prize Laureate Luc Montagnier answers questions on the origin of HIV, the spreading of the virus, prevention, and the possibility of a vaccine.