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Race against time : the HIV/AIDS pandemic in Africa

Author: Stephen Lewis; Filmakers Library, inc.
Publisher: New York, NY : Filmakers Library, Inc., ©2002.
Series: Award winning films and videos.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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(Producer) The AIDS crisis in Africa is an epidemic of staggering proportions. Thirty-six million people are infected with the HIV virus worldwide, with over 25 million of them in Africa, and a staggering number of Africans - 17 million - have died. This film is about the inspiring work of Canadian Stephen Lewis, the United Nations Special Envoy on HIV/AIDS in Africa as he searches for solutions to the pandemic  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary television programs
Fiction television programs
Foreign television programs
Named Person: Stephen Lewis; Stephen Lewis
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Lewis; Filmakers Library, inc.
OCLC Number: 51054035
Language Note: In English; some Sub-Saharan African with English subtitles.
Notes: Subtitle on container: The AIDS crisis in Africa.
Credits: Stephen Lewis.
Performer(s): Host: David Suzuki.
Description: 1 videocassette (48 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Series Title: Award winning films and videos.
Other Titles: Nature of things (Television program)
Responsibility: [presented by] Filmakers Library, Inc. ; written, produced & directed by Judy Jackson ; produced by Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.

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(Producer) The AIDS crisis in Africa is an epidemic of staggering proportions. Thirty-six million people are infected with the HIV virus worldwide, with over 25 million of them in Africa, and a staggering number of Africans - 17 million - have died. This film is about the inspiring work of Canadian Stephen Lewis, the United Nations Special Envoy on HIV/AIDS in Africa as he searches for solutions to the pandemic ravaging the continent.

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Race Against Time: The AIDS Crisis in Africa

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It is estimated that 25 million people in Sub-Saharan Africa have AIDS, and that 17 million have died from it in the last 20 years. 6000 people die there from the disease every day! 13 million children in Africa have lost one or both parents to it, and it is very probable that number will increase...
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