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Boghuma Kabisen Titanji:
Ethical riddles in HIV research

TEDxGoodenoughCollege · 11:10 · Filmed May 2012
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Boghuma Kabisen Titanji: Ethical riddles in HIV research
11:10 · Filmed May 2012 at TEDxGoodenoughCollege · Subtitles available in 26 languages

It’s an all too common story: after participating in an HIV clinical trial, a woman in sub-Saharan Africa is left without the resources to buy a bus ticket to her health clinic, let alone to afford life-saving antiretrovirals. Boghuma Kabisen Titanji asks an important question: how can researchers looking for a cure make sure they’re not taking advantage of those most affected by the pandemic? (Filmed at TEDxGoodenoughCollege.)

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Boghuma Kabisen Titanji set out to research HIV drug resistant viruses. In the process, Titanji met a woman who changed the way she thinks about research subjects. Full bio
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