The Nature of Things

Season 4 Episode 2

Race Against Time

Aired Unknown Nov 27, 2001 on CBC
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Race Against Time
After two decades of indifference from western government, African leaders and multi-national drug companies, this year there are finally signs of a shift, a last chance to halt an epidemic that has been compared to the Bubonic plague and which is decimating many African countries. Last June, the United Nations Secretary-General and this year's Nobel peace prize winner convened a special session of the U.N. and created the global trust fund to fight the HIV/AIDS pandemic.moreless

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