In the Names of Our Friends | Elhadj As Sy | AIDS at 40

Sep 07 , 2021 | Social Good

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38 million are living with HIV today — a testament to the power of access, testing, and treatment. But many people continue to mourn the loss of friends and family who lost their lives in this global epidemic. Elhadj As Sy, Chair of the Kofi Annan Foundation, pays tribute to his classmate for whom life-saving medicines came too late. He speaks with our Host, James Chau.

 

Part 1: Servant to Humanity | Elhadj As Sy | From The Well

Part 2: Life After Kofi Annan | Elhadj As Sy | From The Well

 

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