UNAIDS – Social Media and Mobile Technology for HIV Prevention [podcast]

Social Media and Mobile Technology for HIV Prevention is a high level webcast panel discussion with key AIDS, youth and social media activists in Africa and global leaders on how to leverage social media for HIV prevention, with a special focus on innovation in South Africa.



  • Professor Jan Du Toit (Director, Africa Centre for HIV /AIDS Management);
  • Prof H Russel Botman (Rector and Vice-Chancellor, Stellenbosch University);
  • Michel Sidibé, Executive Director, UNAIDS

First Session: Social Media for Social Change

  • Moderator | Ms Vanessa Mdee
  • Key note address via video-conference | Mr Chris Hughes – Facebook founder, Executive Director, Jumo social networking site.
  • Panel and discussion
  • Mr Nizan Guanaes (Chairman, Grupo ABC de Comunicação);
  • Mr Richard Delate (Country Program Director, The Johns Hopkins Health and Education in South Africa);
  • Ms Helen Alexander (Sonke Gender Justice Network);
  • Mr Ian Royer (What about HIV? Campaign)

Second Session: Mobile Technology to Change Behavior

  • Moderator | Ms Vanessa Mdee
  • Keynote: Mr Marlon Parker (Founder, Reconstructed Living Lab)

Panel and discussion

  • Ms Debbie Rogers (Lead Strategist, Praekelt Foundation);
  • Dr Peter Benjamin (General Manager, Cell Life);
  • Dr Craig Freiderichs – GSM Associates

Announcement: Olga Rudnieva

Closing remarks: Mr Bill Roedy, Chairman, Staying Alive Foundation

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