My 10 Years of Living with HIV

The morning I was diagnosed with HIV was like most others. I had just left my hotel and was heading for the International convention center to attend the Fourth National AIDS conference in Nigeria. It was May 2004, 10 years ago this month. The day before, I had just given a presentation on HIV and …

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As HIV Drugs Spread Hope, Africa’s Health Systems Struggle

I walked slowly through a maze of queues into the clinician’s small office stacked high with patients’ files. It was 7:30 a.m. on a cold winter morning and the facility was crowded with people. Through supporting various facilities of the Ministry of Health across Malawi, I’ve learned that on Tuesday and Thursdays the Migowi clinic …

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