Live from Abu Dhabi Connect the World takes you on a journey across continents, investigating the stories that are changing our world.
One in five HIV positive people in the UK remain undiagnosed. Despite this, HIV testing is not routine. Now a new campaign in London aims to change this. All hospital outpatients, regardless of age, ethnicity or sexuality, are being offered tests this week in an attempt to reduce the number of undiagnosed cases and the stigma attached.
Becky meets the patients being tested and the doctor spearheading the campaign to ask if this is the most efficient way to tackle the HIV epidemic.
Becky interviews director David France and leading gay rights and AIDS activist Peter Staley.
They talk about new critically acclaimed documentary about the "plague years" of the AIDS virus, 'How to Survive a Plague' .
They also talk to Becky about their own personal experiences with the AIDS epidemic in the eighties and nineties.
A new study presented by the American Heart association states that members of the younger generation may not be in the same shape their parents were at the same age. In fact, by comparison they are less fit and therefore may be more vulnerable to certain chronic diseases when older.
Max Foster speaks with doctor Marty Makary about the importance of regular exercise.
He then gets put through his paces by fitness professional Siobhan O'Connor who shows Max how he can exercise around the office and even when he's on his way to lunch.
Those who survived the devastating impact of Typhoon Haiyan may not be out of harm's way yet as it has been predicted a second round of deaths might be imminent.
The storm isn't returning, this new threat is an impending health crisis due to a lack of clean food and water as well as a breakdown in ordinary sanitation.
Max Foster speaks to Dr. Natasha Reyes, who is concerned that disease in the Philippines may become out of control.
Traditionally a birth certificate offers two gender choices, male or female; but now in Germany, there is a third option.
As of Friday, Germany is the first country in Europe to allow parents to not specify their child's gender on birth certificates.
Supporters of the new law say this takes the pressure off parents to immediately assign a child's gender.
CNN's Jonathan Mann speaks to Dr. Annand Saggar about the reasoning behind Germany's new "third sex" law.