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The Positively Alive Podcast hosted by Jonathan Bossaer

The Positively Alive Podcast hosted by Jonathan Bossaer
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United Kingdom

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The Positively Alive Podcast hosted by Jonathan Bossaer

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English


Episodes

Dr. Alison Rodger - HIV and Stigma

9/16/2019
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One of the biggest problems today, with being an HIV positive person is not the actual virus, but the stigma that surrounds it. People in some population groups avoid getting tested because they are afraid of being exposed, stigmatized and pointed fingers at. Stigma is also one of the drivers for mental health issues like depression and anxiety. Dr. Alison Rodger believes that destigmatizing HIV is one of the most important issues that need to be tackled by scientists and people all over...

Duration:00:25:28

Peter Piot - The Future of HIV

9/9/2019
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Looking back at the early stages of HIV and AIDS, there is no doubt that enormous progress has been made. HIV is not a death sentence anymore and people living with HIV can live a similar life to people who don't have HIV. Despite its progress, experts are warning that there is a danger of backsliding, due to what they call, “Complacency” and “an overemphasis on treatment at the expense of prevention.” On today’s episode, my guest, Peter Piot, discusses the reality of HIV and what the...

Duration:00:35:40