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Resource October 11, 2016

Meet the Journalist: Misha Friedman on the HIV Crisis in South Africa

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Three years ago I photographed several women living with tuberculosis and HIV in South African...

Fundiswa, 34, at a church where she sang. Fundiswa died in September 2013. Image by Misha Friedman. South Africa, 2013.
Fundiswa, 34, at a church where she sang. Fundiswa died in September 2013. Image by Misha Friedman. South Africa, 2013.

Misha Friedman traveled to Cape Town to report on the human stories behind the statistics of HIV and tuberculosis epidemic in South Africa. He returned in 2016 to re-visit women who have both HIV and multi-drug resistant tuberculosis. Here he discusses some of the difficulties he encountered while reporting from South African townships.

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