HIV Defaulting Part 1

Season 6 Episode 21

Sat, 18 Jul 2015 8:30pm

 

Some of us drink…you [go out] till 2 o clock in the morning, you forget to take your pills…sometimes its work, you don’t have time to go to the clinic…[some] places don’t work with someone who is HIV positive”

“I see many people who are defaulting…they get sick, they die”

Defaulting; an alarming development where HIV positive patients default on their ARV treatment, some blame pill fatigue, the demands of a social life, and fear of stigma in the work place. A group consisting of both HIV councillors and HIV positive patients discuss the varying factors.

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Film Credits

Director: Jo Menell/ Richard Mills

Produced by: Street Talk Stories

Researchers & Camera: Thembela Dick

Sound:  Thina Daniel

Editor: Monde Matyumza

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