Category Archives: HIV/AIDS

Women’s Vulnerability to HIV Infection: A Possible New Contributor

According to the World Health Organization and UNAIDS, women in sub-Saharan Africa account for nearly 60 percent of all people living with HIV in that region.  (Women account for 52 percent of all people living with HIV in low- and … Continue reading

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Practice compassion to improve healthcare

During my visit to Zimbabwe in March 2011 I met a young woman who’d been diagnosed with breast cancer several years earlier. Surgeons in Harare performed a mastectomy, and she lost her left breast. I asked her if she told … Continue reading

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