The Darkside of HIV/AIDS - Stage 4 and beyond

I found myself sick, alone, and scared. I didn’t know where to go or what to do. I only knew that if I didn’t fight then this thing would kill me. 372 more words

Blue marble health and “the big three diseases”: HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria

An analysis of information released by the World Health Organization reveals that the concepts of blue marble health extend beyond neglected tropical diseases to also include “the big three diseases”: HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria. 12 more words

Blue Marble Health

The Evaporation of a Culture

I’ve recently been re-studying the Maasai people of East Africa for a story in a fiction writing class, and I’ve been reminded of the time I visited a few villages in Tanzania and learned about their incredible people. 475 more words


3 Organizations Working To Change The Face Of HIV/AIDS

How much do you really know about HIV/AIDS? Did you know that more than one million people are living with HIV/AIDS in the U.S., according to the… 399 more words


Red Pump Stories: AIDS Activist & Author Andrea Walker Successfully Defies The Odds

BlackDoctor.org is excited for this content partnership with The Red Pump Project to feature the Red Pump Stories, an initiative created to document the narratives, struggles, and successes of women living with or affected by HIV/AIDS. 629 more words

Career Change.?!#$

Today, I wanna write about how and what I really feel. I’m 32 years old and a PLHIV for more than 2 years now. My life has changed a lot since I become a poz, you could say that i’ve become more health conscious and I have obtained peace of mind to some extent, have I? 314 more words


Improving Medication Adherence in HIV patients: New Mobile App Shows Promising Results in Retrospective Analysis

Guest blog post by Avella Specialty Pharmacy

Given that one in three patients don’t fill prescriptions as directed, medication adherence is a problem across all patient populations.1 Lack of adherence can be caused by a variety of factors, including physical/mental, social, perceptual and logistical barriers. 540 more words

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