When the 14th AIDS Conference was held in Barcelona, the battle against HIV was in what was described as the “good-wish-list” phase. There were many arguments for and against what the priorities should be: Prevention? A vaccine? Meanwhile, 14,000 people a day were being infected by the deadly disease, leaving households without parents or income, especially in Africa.
- Joep Lange: president-elect of the AIDS Conference in Barcelona and professor of medicine at the Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam, Netherlands
- Jaap Goudsmit: professor in poverty-related communicable diseases at the AMC, Amsterdam, Netherlands
- Peter Piot: Head of UN/AIDS, Geneva, Switzerland
- Geert Haverman: Treatment Access Alliance, Sub-Subharan Africa
- Bernard Swartlaender: economist, AIDS
Producer: Liesbeth de Bakker
Broadcast: July 20, 2002