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It’s Not a Sin: Surviving Pandemics with Dr. Rupert Whitaker (S04 Ep06)

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It’s Not a Sin: Surviving Pandemics with Dr. Rupert Whitaker (S04 Ep06)

February 20, 2021

It’s Not a Sin: Surviving Pandemics with Dr. Rupert Whitaker (S04 Ep06)

Joining Ben on the podcast this week, Dr. Rupert Whitaker calls in from COVID lockdown in the UK, to share his life story as one of the UK’s longest surviving people with HIV. Dr. Whitaker was a founding member of the Terrence Higgins Trust and went on to found the Tuke Institute, a think-tank that promotes research into patient-centered healthcare strategies.

This episode coincides with the US release of the TV mini-series, It’s a Sin, a show about AIDS in London in the 80s, our episode title is a riff on the tv show’s title song by the Pet Shop Boys.

This podcast episode was made in partnership with the Bay Area Global Health Alliance, This episode was made in partnership with the Bay Area Global Health Alliance, a network of academic institutions, nonprofits, and innovative tech, biotech and pharmaceutical companies — all committed to advancing global health equity and #innovation.

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For more information:
www.tukeinstitute.org
www.tht.org.uk
www.nat.org.uk
www.nhs.uk
www.cdc.gov
www.unaids.org
www.who.int
www.bayareaglobalhealth.org
www.petshopboys.co.uk
www.channel4.com

#Rupert Whitaker #TukeInstitute #TerrenceHigginsTrust #HIV #AIDS #Covid19 #ItsASin #PetShopBoys #NHS #Epilepsy #ARVs #HBO

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