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What responsibility does the world have in fighting the AIDS pandemic?
ABOUT THE EPISODE
Stephen Lewis, co-director of AIDS-Free World, discusses research and development in the fight against one of the world’s most devastating diseases.
For a captioned version of this interview, go to YouTube.
ABOUT THE GUEST
Stephen Lewis is co-director of AIDS-Free World, an international advocacy organization that works to promote more urgent and more effective global responses to HIV/AIDS.
Lewis has held several senior roles in the United Nations, including the Secretary-General’s special envoy for HIV/AIDS in Africa from June 2001 through the end of 2006. From 1995 to 1999, he was deputy executive director of UNICEF, and from 1984 through 1988, Stephen was Canada’s ambassador to the United Nations.
In addition to his work with AIDS-Free World, Lewis is a professor of global health at McMaster University in Ontario. He serves as a member of the board of directors of the Clinton Health Access Initiative and of the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative. Lewis is also chair of the board of the Stephen Lewis Foundation in Canada.
Lewis holds 30 honorary degrees from Canadian universities and is a Companion of the Order of Canada, Canada’s highest honor for lifetime achievement. In 2007, the Kingdom of Lesotho invested Lewis as Knight Commander of the Most Dignified Order of Moshoeshoe. The order, named for the founder of Lesotho, is the country’s highest honor.
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Thursday, October 14 at 9pm
Saturday, October 16 at 6pm
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Monday, October 25 at 12pm and 3am
ABOUT THE HOST
Veteran interviewer Patty Satalia hosts in-depth conversations with a broad range of remarkable people.