Good News from Botswana on MDG 6

Good Health TV | October 8, 2010

The Foundation's Dr. Richard Marlink was recently interviewed by Global Health TV following his participation on a panel at the Millennium Development Goals Summit in New York, this September. Watch the video interview by clicking on the link below.

Interview with Dr. Richard Marlink

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 who tells us what Botswana has achieved and how.