The basic biology of the virus, HIV, and the disease it causes, AIDS. The economic, social and political factors that determine who gets sick and who remains healthy, who lives and who dies. The progress of scientific research and medical treatments. The reasons for hope; the reasons for fear. (To get a glimpse of some of the materials that students have been posting on the course forums, go to @AIDSFAH or #AIDSFAH.)
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I thank Dr. Meisler, and everyone else involved in this course for their excellent work and for enabling me to obtain the knowledge that I have acquired studying this course. Well done.
Amazing course! It opens our mind to the world in which all people are equal nonetheless what disease they have. Everyone should consider taking this course.
It was a very insightful course with a lot of valuable information. I recommend this course to anyone and everyone especially those who are sexually active.
very informative, talks about the social and scientific sides of AIDS from the beginning till this present day
Great course! Thoroughly enjoyed lectures and learning more about HIV/AIDS from various perspectives.
It explored How HIV was diagnosed, what are all the actions taken Globally to combat pandemic.
I Really enjoyed this course. It was well taught and easy to follow and understand.
This was a wonderful course. I've learned so much, and I really appreciate it.