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Unformatted text preview: November 29, 2007 SOCD 187 Movie: “Patient Abuse” 1. HIV significance stigma (Destigmitize in Patience) 2. Difference in accessibility 3. How does nontreatment contribute to poverty People wear HIV t-shirts to show they have it US has treatments available to HIV+ patients, Africa doesn’t Notes: • Movie i s located in South Africa • Women was stoned to death for saying she was HIV+ • Govt is opposed to saving half of the 60k babies with HIV • 160 b abies are born HIV+ everyday • AZT is a vaccine that cures children with HIV, the govt is opposed to it • At the meeting, AZT was granted as a basic human right, got the big companies to lower prices of AZT • Top judge, Justice Edwin Cameron, discloses he has AIDs and becomes an anti-viral medications advocate • ANC wins general election in June 1999, President Mbeki is also against AZT • Film is about the want for drugs against AIDs in Africa and protests against the govt for...
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course SOC 187 taught by Professor Kohler during the Fall '08 term at UCSD.
- Fall '08