INTERNATIONAL MEETING FOR REAPPRAISING AIDS
Barcelona July 8-11, 2002
P R O G R A M
PLACE: Centro Cultural "La Farinera del Clot" Distrito de Sants
Gran Via de les Corts Catalanes 837
ORGANIZATION: Spanish Association of Complementary Medicines (AMC)
INFORMATION: Alfredo Embid (AMC)
Prado de Terrejon 27. Pozuelo, Madrid 282224
E mail <firstname.lastname@example.org> <email@example.com> <www.amcmh.org>
WITH THE HELP OF:
· Rethinking AIDS, (International)
· HEAL, Health Education AIDS Liaison, (International)
· Meditel Productions, (England)
· Inmunity Resource Foundation, (England)
· "Art and Science Foundation" & "El Pequeño Periódico", (Colombia)
· Alive and Well, (Mexico)
· The Ecologist magazine, (Spain)
· Association for Healthy Life, Biocultura, (Spain)
· Natura Medicatrix magazine, (Spain)
· GEA Association, (Spain)
· International Foundation of Biologic Medicine, Marc Ams, (Spain)
REGISTRATION: On Monday July 8 and Thursday July 11 doors are open to
everybody, no fee. Tuesday July 9 and Wednesday July 10, 30 euros each day.
SCHEDULE: 10:00 AM to 10:00 PM. Lunch from 2 to 4 PM, not included. Breaks
every two hours with natural snacks.
Monday July 8
1. Hand out flyers to attendees of the XIV International Conference on HIV/AIDS.
2. First Press Conference (11:00-13:00)
3. Interviews with lecturers
1. Brief abstract of the dissident views upon AIDS. Roberto Giraldo, MD (United States), Joan Shenton (England), Alfredo Embid (Spain)
2. HIV/AIDS dissident testimonies from different countries.
1. Opening of photo exposition: "Our endangered species", Diana Giraldo (United States)
2. Video: "Looking for Solutions", interview with President Thabo Mbeki of the Republic of South Africa: Joan Shenton (England)
3. Theater play on AIDS. Group Atzavara, Tortosa (Spain)
Tuesday July 9
LECTURES ON THE POLEMIC ABOUT THE CAUSES AND SOLUTION OF AIDS
1. Immunological stressor agents are the real cause of AIDS, Roberto Giraldo, MD, United States
2. HIV has never been isolated, Etienne de Harven, MD, France
3. Other causes of immunodeficiency, Alfredo Embid, Spain
4. Psychosocial implications of AIDS, Tom DiFerdinando, HBCS, United States
5. The chaotic consequences of the myth about the transmission of AIDS, Roberto Giraldo, MD, United States
6. Psychologic implications of AIDS, Manuel Almendro, Spain
7. Retrovirus and cancer in rats and humans, Etienne de Harven, France
8. The causes of AIDS in Africa, Roberto Giraldo, MD. United States
Note: There will be 45 minutes for each lecture and 15 minutes for discussion.
Video documentaries on AIDS controversy
Wednesday July 10
SEMINAR ON NON-TOXIC ALTERNATIVES FOR THE TREATMENT AND PREVENTION OF AIDS
1. Antioxidants and AIDS, Roberto Giraldo, MD, United States
2. Nutrition and immunity, Montserrat Palacín, Spain
3. Essential oils, Ferdinando Pissani, Italy
4. Ocean plasma, Angel Gracia, Spain/United States
5. Body Work, Life Energy and Lymphatic Activation, Tom DiFerdinando, HBCS, United States
6. Oriental Medicine: Mechanisms of action and review of experimental works, Alfredo Embid, Spain
7. Naturopathic Medicine, Pedro Ródenas, Spain
8. Ayurvedic Medicine, Apollinaire Dschoutezo, Cameroon
9. Alternative treatment of 200 HIV-positive patients from different countries. Juan Jose Flores, MD, PhD (speaker); Mohamed Al-Bayati, MD, PhD; Christine Maggiore, author; Alejandro Flores, activist. Mexico and United States
Note: There will be 30 minutes for each speaker and 1 hour at the end for discussion.
Concert: Apollinaire Dschoutezo, Composer and musician. Cameroon
Thursday July 11
THE ROLE OF THE MEDIA IN THE CONTROVERSY ABOUT THE CAUSES AND SOLUTIONS OF AIDS
1. Martin Walker, England
2. Delia Arellano, Mexico
3. Guillermo Caba, Spain
4. Djamel Tahi, France
5. Angel Galeano, Colombia
6. Hector Lozada, Mexico
7. Gudrun Greunke, Germany
8. Montserrat Arias, Spain
Note: There will be 30 minutes for each journalist and one hour at the end for discussion.
This International Meeting will be closed with a PRESS CONFERENCE with international journalists attending Barcelona.
· Manuel Almendro, PhD in Psychology, (Spain).
· Delia Arellano, journalist, reporter of newspaper "El Bravo" Matamoros, (Mexico).
· Montserrat Arias, journalist, director of Spanish edition of "The Ecologist" and "Healthy Life", reporter for Biocultura, (Spain).
· Etienne de Harven, MD, Professor Emeritus of University of Toronto, Canada, electron microscopy specialist, member of the South African Presidential AIDS Advisory Panel, (France).
· Tom DiFerdinando, HBCS, specialist in lymphology and body work, Executive Director of HEAL-New York, (United States).
· Alfredo Embid, Coordinator of the Spanish Association of Complementary Medicines - AMC - and of Holistic Medicine magazine, (Spain).
· Juan José Flores, MD, director of "Alive and Well" (Mexico).
· Angel Galeano, journalist, Director Of "El Pequeño periódico" and Art and Science Foundation, author of several books, (Colombia).
· Manolo Garrido, MD, "AIDS patient" (Spain).
· Roberto Giraldo, MD, Specialist in Infectious and Tropical Diseases, President of Rethinking AIDS, member of the South African Presidential AIDS Advisdory Panel.
· Gudrun Greunke, investigative journalist for Reuters, Spiegel, Stern, ITV, (Germany).
· Hector Lozada, journalist, reporter of the newspaper "El Bravo", Matamoros, (Mexico).
· Montserrat Palacín, MD, President of Spanish Kousmine Association, Expert in RPG, (Spain).
· Ferdinando Pissani, Aromatherapy, Bare Foot Doctors Organization, (Italy).
· Pedro Ródenas, MD, founder of Integral, Natura Medicatrix magazines and the Center for Integrative Medicine of Barcelona. President of the session of Naturopathic Doctors of the Medical Association of Barcelona, (Spain).
· Julio Romero, Director of "En Cartel" magazine, "AIDS patient" (Spain).
· Joan Shenton, journalist, Director of Meditel Productions, Administrator of Immunity Resource Foundation, author of several critical documentaries on AIDS and of "Positively False" (England).
· Djamel Tahi, film writer, editor, and director; author of documentary:
"AIDS: the doubt" broadcasted on European TV channel ARTE (France).
· Martin Walker, researcher, author of "Dirty Medicine", reporter of Continuum magazine and The Ecologist, (England).