As a person who shares in this epidemic, it is becoming more worrisome and frightening for many people living with the HIV virus in Nigeria.
I remember some years back in the early 2000s, we were buying ARVs and paying for medical investigations. Most people could not afford it because the majority of PLWHA were out of jobs even up until this day. Many still cannot get employment with companies or industries because of pre-employer screening which includes the big HIV testing after which most were denied employment.
Hope was given to most of us who could not buy or access treatment when the international donors came with free drugs and treatment of OIs. It was still like yesterday when many lost their lives due to lack of medication.
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