For the past 40 years, the AIDS response in the U.S. has been marked by stark racial disparities. In his opening plenary at the 2020 virtual International AIDS Conference, Millett, amfAR VP and Director of Public Policy, explores these disparities in multiple contexts and populations, as well as their drivers and solutions. Millett was among the first to draw attention to racial disparities in today’s COVID-19 pandemic and he discusses the disproportionate Impact of COVID-19 on black and brown communities.
Introduction to Disparities: 0:00 – 2:12
Ending the HIV Epidemic: 2:12 – 2:42
Unforeseen Events or Trends: 2:42 – 7:40
Social Determinants of Health: 7:40 – 16:05
Policy and Health: 16:05 – 23:44
Overcoming Health Disparities: 23:44 – End