HIV/AIDS UNIT – PART 1

Today we only viewed part 4 of the first video from PBS’s Frontline (2006). If you would like to view the full 2 episodes on this topic or review this segment go to:

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/aids/view/

The supplementary sources I proposed during our first lesson on HIV/AIDS.

Health Canada:

http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/hl-vs/iyh-vsv/diseases-maladies/hiv-vih-eng.php

http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/hl-vs/alt_formats/pdf/iyh-vsv/diseases-maladies/hiv-vih-eng.pdf

PBS:

What is it like to live with HIV? – 4 vignettes from around the world. from PBS’s Frontline (2006)

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/aids/past/living.html

For a TIME LINE of the History of HIV/AIDS.  from PBS’s Frontline (2006)

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/aids/cron/

TABLE OF CONTENTS: from PBS’s Frontline (2006)

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/aids/virus/

PBS’s NOVA (1999) – Outdated Statistics but informative as a snapshot in time.

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/aids/resources.html

Stigmatization of those people with HIV/AIDS in the 1980s and 1990s.

A great Episode of the Journal from CBC archive that will give you a great insight into the public fear surrounding HIV/AIDS in the 1980s. (circa 1985)

http://www.cbc.ca/archives/categories/health/public-health/the-early-years-of-the-aids-crisis/are-aids-victims-a-danger-to-society.html

*A great account of the  fascinating story surrounding the discovery of HIV/AIDS can be read in the book: ‘And the Band Played On: Politics, People, and the AIDS Epidemic‘ by Randy Shilts. In 1993 it was turned into an excellent movie by the same name. http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0106273/.

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