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Aids and Love Story in Keiskamma in South Africa

AIDS Quilt: Don't Hate Me

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AIDS awareness in Chimoio
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English: Estimated HIV prevalence among young ...
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Like many other communities in rural Africa the tiny hamlet of Hamburg, in South Africa’s Eastern Cape is fighting a life and death battle – its population has been decimated by HIV/Aids. Now the women there are struggling to keep the community alive through the disciplined use of anti-retro virals (ARVS). Backed by the Keiskamma art project, a small HIV/Aids programme was begun in 2004. Today the Keiskamma Aids treatment programme continues to treat poor patients who cannot access the government programmes

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