World Wide Wave was joined by an army of guests to explore HIV and AIDS in the Asia-Pacific region.
Tonight on The Woods from AIDS 2014, we hear from two prominent Bear community members, current VicBears president, Peter Undy and past VicBears president, Phil Webster, who tell us their stories.
Supporting people living with HIV In Tanzania
Kyle Evans spoke with Rashid Jumbe from Stay Awake Network Activities (SANA), an that provides testing services, condoms and lubricants, support networks for people who are HIV positive.
Mark S. King from My Fabulous Disease
Openly HIV+ blogger Mark S. King talks to JOY about living with HIV and his upcoming documentary about his blog, My Fabulous Disease.
Rampant stigma holding back effective delivery of HIV services
Richard Burzynski from UNAIDS speaks with JOY 94.9’s Matt McDonell on the stigma and discrimination that is impeding progress in the global AIDS response. Richard speaks of the need to tailor solutions for individual countries and communities and create policies that meet the needs of their population. He encourages LGBT activists to join forces with…
Building skills for change in Asia’s MSM community
Midnight Poonkasetwattana from APCOM (Asia-Pacific Coalition on Male Sexual Health) speaks with JOY 94.9’s Matt McDonell on their efforts to build skills and empower grass roots health and advocacy organisations across Asia and the Pacific. With their particular focus on men who have sex with men (MSM), Midnight discusses condom distribution, social media, the new…
PrEParing Victoria’s gay men
Whilst he waited in line at Melbourne’s Town Hall to attend the ABC panel program Q&A, Dean Beck arranged to speak with the Victorian AIDS Council’s, Colin Batrouney. Accompanying Colin was Dr Judy Auerbach, former Vice President of the San Francisco AIDS Foundation and together they were about to host a special forum devoted to…