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Hon. Dr Neal Blewett, Australian Minister for Health 1983-90, talks about how his visit to New York and San Francisco in the 1980s influenced the Australian bipartisan AIDS policies, how the policies were implemented, and what lessons could be learned from them. He also reflects on today's challenges, and Australia's responsibility to the South-East Asian countries.
David Penington, Australian doctor, academic, Vice-Chancellor and director, discusses strategies in the Australian HIV response.
XIX International AIDS Conference in Washington D.C. Session on drug policy with speakers from the political and scientific community. They talk about harm reduction and political leadership. Chaired by Christopher Beyrer from John Hopkins University.
XVII International AIDS Conference in Mexico City. Panel session on global health policy with the President of The World Bank, Jim Yong Kim, and Catherine Hankins from University of Amsterdam, among others.
XVII International AIDS Conference in Mexico City. Interviews with activists from across the world, representing non-governmental organizations advocating for HIV prevention and the rights of youth.
A film documenting the situation in Russia in 2002, highlighting the conflict between different approaches to the HIV problem.
Dr Ingrid van Beek from the Sydney Medically Supervised Injecting Centre (MSIC), a program offering HIV testing, counseling, needle-exchange and methadone programs. She talks about the challenges and successes of the Australian AIDS response.
Helene Gayle is an AIDS expert who has been working in many different initiatives in the US, among them the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). She also works in President Obama's advisory group on HIV/AIDS. Here she talks about understanding and changing behaviors.
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.
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.
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.