epidemic

  • June 12, 2007  

    Thailand’s growing AIDS epidemic has reached hundreds of thousands as the government tries to secure assistance. The NewsHour reports on AIDS in the Asian country and the efforts to reduce the disease and its stigma. Continue reading

  • June 28, 2006  

    Since the 1980s, Uganda has been combatting the spread of AIDS and encouraging community support groups to help fight further developments. Continue reading

  • May 30, 2006  

    First identified in 1981, the HIV/AIDS epidemic has shaped health policy, politics and medicine in the United States and throughout the world. International efforts have led to some breakthroughs but no simple answers in combating the virus.

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  • July 3, 1998  

    As the 12th World AIDS Conference ended in Geneva, health officials and scientists announced a new commitment to improve HIV and AIDS treatment in the third world. Following a background report, Phil Ponce discusses the state of the war against AIDS with two of America’s leading experts. Continue reading

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