Conquering TB and HIV with Determination

World TB Day serves as a valuable opportunity to honor the struggles of survivors like Alip, a young activist from Indonesia, who has embarked on a poignant journey in combating Tuberculosis (TB) and Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV). Alip, a TB-HIV survivor, shares an inspiring life story. In 2019, he faced significant challenges upon being diagnosed […]

Demanding Equality and Justice for Women Living with HIV

In a world often overshadowed by the challenges of living with HIV, the narratives of resilience and strength exhibited by women living with HIV shine as beacons of hope. Sara Thapa Magar, a Human Rights and Gender Officer at the International Community of Women living with HIV/AIDS Asia Pacific (ICWAP), sheds light on these remarkable […]

25 Years of Living with HIV and Making an Impact on the World

Her name is Kularb Dangtong – or Khun Kularb – which means Rose. The HIV that is in her body does not scare her. For her, the virus is another word for courage. Khun Kularb’s HIV journey started 25 years ago. She recalls the day she found out she was positive to the virus that […]

ARVs Crisis – New Born Children with HIV in Sri Lanka are Calling Yo

In 2022, the worst economic crisis in more than 70 years hit Sri Lanka from multiple sides. The South Asian country is reeling from shrinking supplies of essential commodities and mounting citizen anger. The reason is, the foreign currency reserves that the country can use have been drastically reduced. Sri Lanka is struggling to repay […]