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Dr. Elizabeth Pisani

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Dr. Elizabeth Pisani, epidemiologist and journalist
In a HARDtalk interview shown on 19th May 2008, Stephen Sackur talks to the controversial author and epidemiologist, Dr. Elizabeth Pisani.


Tens of billions of dollars are being spent in the global effort to combat HIV.

Money for prevention, treatment, and all the administrative bureaucracy which goes with it.

Elizabeth Pisani is a journalist turned epidemiologist who spent more than a decade working inside what she now calls the "Aids mafia".

She claims many anti HIV strategies have failed.

Stephen Sackur asks her how so many experts can have got it so wrong?

HARDtalk is broadcast on BBC World News at 03:30 GMT, 08:30 GMT, 14:30 GMT, 20:30 GMT and 22:30 GMT.

Hardtalk can also be seen on BBC News at 04:30 & 23:30.

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HARDtalk: The HIV Aids threat - has it been exaggerated, and what has been the result of a fear of stigmatising risky sexual behaviour?


HARDtalk: Elizabeth Pisani has spent more than a decade working inside what she now calls the "Aids mafia". She claims many anti HIV strategies have failed.


HARDtalk: Elizabeth Pisani has written that the problems of HIV Aids is fundamentally different in Africa. Stephen Sackur asks her what and why.




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