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Midmorning: Controlling AIDS in Asia and Jorja Fleezanis

Posted at 7:08 AM on April 24, 2007 by Bill Wareham

Controlling HIV/AIDS in Asia has everything to do with the way women and girls are treated. Kerri Miller's 9 a.m. guest is longtime advocate for women's reproductive rights in the developing world talks about the links between education, poverty and disease. Nafis Sadik is the special UN envoy for HIV/AIDS for Asia and Pacific. She was executive director of the UN Population Fund for 13 years until 2000.

At 10 a.m., Kerri's guest is the most visible person in the orchestra, apart from the conductor. Concertmaster Jorja Fleezanis talks about leading musicians, working with egos and pursuing her own solo career.