Congo-Brazzaville: AIDS and infrastructure

Réseau sida Afrique shares the story of a 22 year-old woman [Fr] in Congo-Brazzaville, dying of AIDS in the town of Makoua, 800km from the capital and the free medicine that could save her life.The problem? Basic health infrastructure, and ignorance. “..the only doctor who was aware of the situation said nothing about this case because the health authorities..have never take action on HIV/AIDS in these parts…he was afraid to tell the parents about the girl's positive status for fear they would accuse him of sorcery…”

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