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Imagine Africa Lecture Series: Penn in Botswana

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Film Description:Harvey Friedman
November 30, 2011

Much has changed in Botswana since President Festus Mogae warned in 2001, "We are threatened with extinction." The HIV/AIDS death rate in Botswana-once one of the highest in the world-has dropped significantly since that dire proclamation. Harvey Friedman, MD, Director of the now 10-year-old Botswana-UPenn Partnership, talks about Penn's role in treating HIV/AIDS in Botswana, new challenges to health in the region, and what we are learning about new ways to treat patients and populations.
Video Category:Lecture
Video Date:11/30/2011
Contributor: Harvey Friedman

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