Laurindo Garcia is a human rights activist, the founder of the B-Change Foundation and he is also a person living with HIV. He asks us to imagine the possibilities if science were to develop a tolerance vaccine.
Forging safe workplaces for sex and entertainment workers in Cambodia
Richard Howard from the International Labour Organisation, speaks about a project that is setting a new standard of workplace conditions for entertainment and sex workers in Cambodia.
Voices of the AIDS 2014 volunteer team
JOY 94.9’s Matt McDonell speaks with some of the many volunteers from around the world that gave up their time to help make AIDS 2014 a success.
HIV/AIDS as the entry point for human rights
Dr Khadija Moalla names the media and religious leaders as key influencers in both that response to HIV and improving human rights for marginalised groups.
The power of the pulpit: priests fighting HIV in India
As part of the National Council of Churches in India, Fr Phllip has driven a remarkable change in the way various churches deal with HIV and marginalised groups.
Australia leads study for new engagement solution in Indonesia
Professor John Kaldor from the Kirby Institute spoke with JOY 94.9’s Matt McDonell to launch Indonesia Test and Treat – a new study in partnership with three Indonesian universities.
Engaging with parliamentarians to champions change in the Asia-Pacific
Alex Lamb, Parliamentary Advocacy Coordinator for Care Australia speaks with Matt McDonell about engaging with politicians for women’s health and rights.
Australian Senator advocates migration law change
Australian Greens Senator Richard Di Natale visited JOY 94.9 on site at the Global Village at AIDS 2014 to speak with the Absolutely Everybody team.
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…