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n Southern African Journal of HIV Medicine - : reflections on HIV medicine in South Africa, 2014 : reflections

Volume 15, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1608-9693
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Abstract

Coming from a community health background in KwaZulu-Natal and the informal settlements around the Grasmere toll plaza, I was working in occupational health in the late 1990s and seeing a number of truck drivers with all the clinical features of HIV/AIDS, and feeling frustrated at how little we could do for these patients. Then I sustained a needlestick injury with HIV-positive blood in 1997. Spending a nauseous month on Combivir, I became aware that HIV had come to visit me and my family. What was this experience saying to me? It was calling me to engage.

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2014-03-01
2016-12-11

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