World AIDS Day

Posted on 14. Nov, 2007, in Discrimination, Health, HIV/AidsComments Off on World AIDS Day

December 1st is World AIDS Day.  All over the world people will be looking for ways to combat the disease.  Over 4,000 people in Ireland are HIV positive.  Modern medication means that many of them will expect to live long and fulfilling lives, but the daily battle they face is stigma.  Miriam Gormally met people in Open Heart House in Dublin, a member-led organisation which helps empower people living with HIV and AIDS.  They told their story of the stigma of coping with the disease. 

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