Botswana Leaders Meet at UN to Showcase Their Progress Against AIDS

Millennium Development Goal 6 calls for progress combating AIDS and other diseases. Botswana had one of the highest rates of HIV infection in the world. Choosing to address the problem head-on, the country is now held up as an example to the rest of the world, demonstrating that a country can get its HIV infection rates down while also helping those living with the disease to live healthy and productive lives. At the UN Leaders’ Summit, Global Health TV’s Mike Sheehan meets Dr. Richard Marlink of the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation and Harvard, who tells us what Botswana has achieved and how.

Interview with Dr. Richard Marlink outside the UN

Interview with Dr. Richard Marlink outside the UN