Taxonomy - HIV/AIDS [sound/video]

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HIV/AIDS [sound/video]


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(1999 -)

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The Nelson Mandela Foundation is a non-profit organisation focused on memory, dialogue and legacy work, founded by Nelson Mandela in 1999.

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HIV/AIDS was one of the concerns that Nelson Mandela thought he did not give enough attention when he was the president of South Africa. This is one of the programs that he embarked on when he left the presidency in 1999. The videos in this collection were created when he was involved with the HIV/ADS work in both the rural and urban areas in South Africa.

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Nelson Mandela was the first democratically elected president in South Africa. During his presidential period the country faced many socio-economic challenges with HIV AIDS being one of them. It is only after leaving the presidency that Nelson Mandela was able to give the HIV/ AIDS pandemic his full attention and became a central figure in the fight HIV/AIDS. This collection documents Nelson Mandela's efforts to fight the HIV pandemic in the whole country. The collection dates from 2001 until 2007 and provides insight to partnerships that Nelson Mandela formed with Mede-Sins Sans Frontiere and business in South Africa and to fight the HIV/AIDS pandemic in the in South Africa.

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Nelson Mandela Centre of memory

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The collection 2001-2007;2009


  • English



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