In 2004, the AIDS epidemic was ravaging Malawi, a small country in sub-Saharan Africa, destroying its social and economic infrastructure and threatening its very survival as a nation. Without access to treatment and care, AIDS was a death sentence in Malawi. Hospitals were doubling as morgues as patients were literally dying in the corridors.
In response, a team of the world’s top clinicians, including the Global Head of MSF, James Orbinski, set up Dignitas International. Filmed in both Malawi and Toronto, this is their story.