A trial for life

Filmed in Uganda in 2008 this films tells the story of a woman with Aids and her engagement of preventing the dissemination of the virus while showing a groundbreaking medicine trial the “Development Anti-Retroviral Therapy in Africa (DART)”,  a research for better methods of Aids treatment in Africa.
Director and Editor: Tom Gibb
Director of Photography: Eduardo Duwe, Tom Gibb
Narrated by Annie Katuregye
Music soundtrack by:
The Sunlight Band, JCRC drama group
George Senabulya
Sarah Nakazi
Nabulya Catherine
Title Song music by Jacob Gibb, with George Senabulya
Recorded at Walva Records, Kampal
Black and White photos:
Tom Stoddart/Getty Iamges
Gideon Mendel/ Corbis
The CD4 Initiative is a project by Imperial College London
with special thanks to
The Aids Support Organisation
(TASO ) Uganda
The dart results were presented at th IAS Conference in Cape Town and published in the Lancel in Dec 2009.
The trial is a partnership between the Medical Research Council (UK), Clinical Trials Unit. (MRC CTU), Imperial College London, The MRC-UVRI, Entebbe and The Joint Cklinical Research Centre (JCRC), Kampala, The Infectious Diseases Institue, IDI) Makarere Univesity Kampala, The University of Zimbabwe, Harare with special thanks to The AIDS Supoort Organisation, (TASO) Uganda.
It was funded by:
The medical Research Council (UK), The UK Departament for Internationl Development (DFID), The Rockefeller Foundation.
Mecines for the study were donated by:
GlaxoSmithKline, Boehringer Ingelheim, Gilead Sciences – Inc, Abbo Labs.


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