Adam Barrett describes his seven-drug antiretroviral regimen and the importance of adherence.
Adam Barrett, a nurse who is HIV positive, discusses his first symptoms and the challenges of adhering to a drug regimen.
The fight against dengue fever, and the mosquitoes that carry the virus, is being carried out by "brigadistas" in Managua's neighborhoods. Spanish with English subtitles.
Zinhle Thabethe describes how antiretroviral therapy has changed her life.
A live demonstration of how a rapid antibody-based HIV test works.
Using tic tac mints as anti-HIV drug stand-ins, students experience the challenges of adhering to an antiretroviral regimen.
Dr. Michael Gottlieb was the first physician to notice the new disease of AIDS.
In the effort to eradicate dengue and mosquitoes, neighborhood leaders work with local conditions.
Dr. Beatrice Hahn discusses how HIV originated in Africa by cross-species transmission from chimpanzees to humans.
Several members of a Nicaraguan research team describe the impact of technology transfer.
Dr. Finlay and a student volunteer show how Listeria infects a cell, using a marble and some yellow gelatin.
This microscope video shows how live Listeria move via actin filaments in an infected cell.
Catherine Gaynes, an HIV-positive patients, discusses her HIV diagnosis, how her family reacted, and avoiding HIV infection.
Many infectious diseases affect people in Nicaragua, and identifying the pathogens is surprisingly difficult.
Reggaeton, a popular Latin music form, rallies against dengue.
The Nicaraguan grassroots program teaches mosquito control methods to curb dengue fever epidemics.
Dr. Beatrice Hahn's research has traced the origin of HIV to chimpanzees in Cameroon.
Dr. Finlay and another student volunteer illustrate how Salmonella infects a cell, using a marble, plastic wrap, and some yellow gelatin.
Salmonella are a common bacteria associated with food poisoning. Dr. Finlay shows live Salmonella under the microscope to demonstrate how far and fast they can move.
Dr. Finlay and Dr. Richard Ganem use physical analogies to compare the size of bacteria and viruses relative to a standard mammalian cell.
When parents die of AIDS, the orphans often go to live with a "gogo," the Zulu word for grandmother.
Doctors hope to encourage healers to direct their patients to clinics for TB and AIDS-related diseases.
A glimpse of the TB ward at a South African hospital, illustrating an illness associated with the AIDS epidemic.
A program designed to provide health care and housing to South Africans living in poverty.
Using soccer to teach children how to make important life choices and how to avoid HIV infection.