Helen Epstein - TEDxColumbiaEngineering - 11/29/11

"Why We are Losing the Fight Against AIDS in Africa"
Filmed November 29, 2011 - Miller Theatre, Columbia University, NYC

Helen Epstein is an independent consultant in public health and a freelance writer and adjunct assistant professor at the Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs. She has advised numerous organizations on HIV prevention and public health in developing countries, including the United States Agency for International Development, The World Bank and UNICEF. Her articles on public health in developing countries have appeared in The New York Review of Books, The New York Times Magazine, Granta and other magazines. Her book The Invisible Cure: Why we are Losing the Fight against AIDS in Africa (hardback title: The Invisible Cure: Africa, the West and the Fight against AIDS) was published in paperback by Picador in 2008. The hardback was a New York Times Notable Book of 2007 and rated the #1 Science Book of 2007 by the editors at Amazon.com.

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