Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report Summarizes Global Health Features Associated With ‘Rx for Survival’
Several radio and television stations this weekend completed their special coverage in conjunction with PBS' "Rx for Survival: A Global Health Challenge." Summaries of some recent reports related to HIV/AIDS appear below.
- ABCNews' "This Week": The program included an interview with Bill Gates from the TIME Global Health Summit about the work of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation in fighting HIV/AIDS and malaria (Stephanopoulos, "This Week," ABCNews, 11/6). The complete transcript is available online. A video excerpt of the segment is available online.
- NPR's "All Things Considered": The segment profiles Yaw Adu Gyamfi, a U.S.-trained Ghanaian who established Dan Adams Pharmaceuticals, the country's first manufacturer of generic HIV/AIDS medications. The segment includes comments from Gyamfi and Jonathan Quick, president of the not-for-profit consulting group Management Sciences for Health (Harris, "All Things Considered," NPR, 11/5). The complete segment is available online in RealPlayer. Expanded NPR coverage of the series is available online.
- PBS' "NewsHour with Jim Lehrer": The program included an interview with Supreme Court of Appeal of South Africa Justice Edwin Cameron about HIV/AIDS in South Africa and his book, titled "Witness to AIDS" (Brown, "NewsHour with Jim Lehrer," PBS, 11/5). The complete segment will be available online in RealPlayer after the broadcast. In addition, an interview with Cameron conducted by Jackie Judd, a vice president of the Kaiser Family Foundation, is available online.
Additional information on the TIME Global Health Summit, including webcasts of some of the sessions, is available online from kaisernetwork.org. This is part of the KHN Morning Briefing, a summary of health policy coverage from major news organizations. Sign up for an email subscription.