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What does current research into an HIV vaccine look like? In this video, scientists explain the characteristics a vaccine would need to have in order to be effective against HIV, and why that is not so simple. A similar vaccine could be used to combat other infectious diseases.
How would you like to implement a health programme to help control malaria? In this game, you'll help to control and reduce the number of people affected by malaria in a village in Africa. You'll carry out a programme based on prevention, investment in new treatments and research projects in order to try to eradicate the disease.
In this video, different experts explain the relationship between malaria and poverty and tell us which factors are stopping the disease from being eradicated completely. They tell us about the difficulty in obtaining drugs and about safe, effective preventive measures, but also the lack of political willingness and economic means to do anything. What about you? What do you think?