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The Nature of Things Value of Life: AIDS in Africa Revisited

30 million Africans have HIV/AIDS. In the summer of 2003, two years after he was convinced that the pandemic could be stopped, Stephen Lewis, the United Nations' HIV/AIDS envoy, returned to Africa with The Nature of Things and documented his incredible personal journey that has led from hope to despair to hope again. After September 11, when the world's attention ...
  • 2003
  • 00:54:14
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

The Nature of Things Race Against Time: The AIDS Crisis in Africa

More than 21 million people have died of AIDS, nearly 17 million in Africa alone. This film is about the greatest challenge of the 21st century and the work of Canadian Stephen Lewis, the United Nations Special Envoy on HIV/AIDS in Africa. After years of denial, there is now a new willingness on the part of African leaders to confront ...
  • 2001
  • 00:54:09
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

The Nature of Things Stephen Lewis, the Man Who Couldn't Sleep

On December 31st, 2006, Stephen Lewis's tenure as UN Special Envoy for HIV/AIDS in Africa came to an end. For five and a half years, he crisscrossed Africa and the world at breakneck speed. His crammed schedule has included endless speeches and high-level meetings with presidents, UN officials and anyone who will listen to his impassioned please for Africa. He's ...
  • 2006
  • 00:45:02
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

News in Review - January 2006 Aids in Africa: Despair and Denial

In December 2006, the United Nations reported that more than three million people died of AIDS in 2005. They died in countries all over the world. But most of them died in sub-Saharan Africa, the region hardest hit by the HIV/AIDS epidemic. In this News in Review story journalist Sorious Samura travels to Zambia to find out why so many ...
  • 2006
  • 00:15:06
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/15/2006

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