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WINGS #32-18 AIDS in Africa Now

A new wave of youth infections - and a new prevention drug


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Length: 0:28:42
Uploaded: 26 Nov, 2018

Recording Date: 25 Nov, 2018
Recording Location: Mombasa, Kenya, and Denman Island BC Canda
Logsheet: none
Language: English
Topical for: Timeless
Status: Complete, Ready to Air
Copyright: Creative Commons License
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Program Title: WINGS #32-18 AIDS in Africa Now
Description: Sub-Saharan Africa has the lion's share of HIV infections and related deaths. These countries are turning greater attention on issues of youth - those born with the infection, and those who may be acquiring it through sex. Kenya is working on youth education and also becoming a leader in the prophylactic use of anti-retroviral drugs for those most at risk. Diverse voices speak.

Host(s): Diana Wanyonyi and Frieda Werden.
Featured Speakers/Guests: Maurine, a young woman born with HIV, now a Community Youth Ambassador on HIV-AIDS; Scholar Kabaira, nurse; Dr. Nduku Kilonzo, Director, Kenya National Aids Control Council (NACC); Malawis First Lady Dr. Gertrude Mutharika, President of the Organization of African First Ladies against HIV/AIDS; Kenyas First Lady Margaret Kenyatta - Steering Committee member of Organization of African First Ladies against HIV/AIDS; Dr. Elizabeth Irungu, Lecturer at Jomo Kenyatta University in Nairobi and researcher on PrEP (Pre Exposure Prophylaxis, an antiretroviral drug taken daily by HIV negative people most at risk of HIV infection, to reduce their chances of becoming infected); Dr. Barbra Mambo, Programme officer at Kenya's National Aids and STI [Sexually Transmitted Infection] Control Program.

Credits: Produced by Diana Wanyonyi. Series producer, Frieda Werden. Photo source:

Comments: Good choice for World AIDS Day, December 1.

Regional > Africa
Society and Culture > Sexuality
Society and Culture > Childhood
Science and Technology > Medicine
Health > Policy
Health > Pharmacuticals
Society and Culture > Women
Type: Weekly Program

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Comments: Produced by Diana Wanyonyi in Mombasa, Kenya

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