Keeping HIV at bay

­Denis Broun – director of the UNAIDS Regional Support Team for Europe and Central Asia.

Today my guest is Denis Broun.

The latest statistics from the United Nations AIDS department are optimistic. Pointing to success in the battle against HIV, they suggest that new infections are declining in many countries affected by the epidemic. In Russia, the situation is more complex. On the one hand, we’ve learned how to allow HIV-positive mothers to give birth to healthy babies. On the other hand, there’s still much to do in prophylactic treatment of the virus. For advice on how to do this, here’s the director of the UNAIDS Regional Support Team for Europe and Central Asia, Denis Broun.