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Guest Host: Susan Page
The AIDS epidemic has killed more than 20 million people since 1981. An estimated 38 million are living with HIV infection today. A panel talks about the latest research findings and policy debates emerging from this week’s 15th International AIDS Conference in Bangkok.
- Dr. Anthony Fauci Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases/NIH
- Dr. Joseph O'Neill deputy coordinator and chief medical officer in the Office of the Global AIDS Coordinator (State Dept.)
- Kathleen Cravero deputy executive director of the Joint U.N. Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS)
- David Gartner policy director for the Global AIDS Alliance
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