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Race Against Time: Searching for Hope in AIDS-Ravaged Africa

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Air date: Tuesday, May 6, 2008, 11:30:00 AM
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Category: Special
Runtime: 01:03:08
Description: To mark our 40th anniversary, Fogarty International Center is presenting a series of Scholars in Residence. Please join us for a passionate and honest talk by former diplomat, humanitarian and HIV activist Stephen Lewis:

Race Against Time: Searching for Hope in AIDS-Ravaged Africa

As a politician, diplomat and international envoy for humanitarian efforts, Stephen Lewis has dedicated himself to improving the human condition. He is a passionate advocate for initiatives that control HIV and empower women in health, and is a visionary on moving public health programs into action. Formerly the UN Special Envoy for HIV/AIDS in Africa for Secretary-General Kofi Anan, Mr. Lewis is Professor of Global Health at McMaster University and Senior Advisor to the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University. He also served as Deputy Director of UNICEF and as Canadian Ambassador to the UN. He is author of the best-selling book, Race Against Time: Searching for Hope in AIDS-Ravaged Africa. Lewis is also co-Director of AIDS-Free World, a new international advocacy organization based in the US that works to promote more urgent and more effective global responses to HIV/AIDS (
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NLM Title: Race against time : searching for hope in AIDS-ravaged Africa / Stephen Lewis.
Author: Lewis, Stephen.
National Institutes of Health (U.S.)
Subjects: Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome--epidemiology
Anti-HIV Agents--supply & distribution
HIV Infections--prevention & control
Health Education
International Cooperation
Publication Types: Lecture
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NLM Classification: WC 503.4 HA1
NLM ID: 101475699
CIT Live ID: 6718
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