Gao Yaojie: Physician, Grandmother, and Whistleblower in China's Fight Against HIV/AIDS

628 Dirksen Senate Office Building Washington, DC 20510 | Thursday, December 3, 2009 - 10:00am to 11:30am
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At this CECC Roundtable, award-winning HIV/AIDS activist Dr. Gao Yaojie gave a first-hand account of her work in HIV/AIDS education, prevention, and treatment in Henan province and throughout China. Have conditions improved for people living with HIV/AIDS in rural China since the 1990s blood scandal in Henan province? What role are the central and local governments playing in HIV/AIDS education, prevention, and treatment? What challenges do public health activists continue to face today?


Dr. Gao Yaojie