Video: Africa needs a continental approach to bridge the gaps in HIV prevention

International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (IAVI)

In this five-minute video, Vuyiseka Dubula-Majola – director at Stellenbosch University’s Africa Centre for HIV/AIDS, who is well recognized for her activism to ensure affordable access to health services for people living with HIV – gives her perspective on what it will take for Africa to put up a notable fight against what is being termed by experts as a looming resurgence of the HIV/AIDS epidemic. On 10 December 2018, Ms. Dubula-Majola was awarded the Franco-German Prize for Human Rights and the Rule of Law for the year 2018. This award recognises her lifelong commitment to helping HIV positive people, especially women.

January 8, 2019
Year of publication
2018
Resource types
Video and audio clips
Tags
access to services, human rights, International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (IAVI)

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