"Boy in Blue" is the first in a series of visual poems chronicling challenges faced by Haitians infected, and affected, by HIV/AIDS in the aftermath of the earthquake.
Outbreaks and Epidemics
Women are increasingly bearing the burdens of the HIV/AIDS epidemic in Haiti; one HIV-positive woman shares her story of ministry, love, illness and how the earthquake affected has her work.
A narrative of family, faith and fortitude in the face of HIV and poverty in Haiti.
Despite the strong stigma associated with HIV/AIDS in Haiti, three courageous individuals share stories of persistence and faith about those living and working with the disease.
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In Haiti, an HIV-positive preacher shares his story of adversity and faith, creating a support network for HIV/AIDS patients. "God gave me a blessing because he gave me a mission among those who are infected."
HIV/AIDS sufferers in earthquake-ravaged Haiti exemplify human resilience, coping with their conditions through means both earthly and heavenly.
Kwame Dawes describes how the making of poems and the writing of news reports are parallel endeavors.
A Haitian woman, pregnant and infected with HIV, risks spreading the disease to a new partner in order to secure financial stability. Unfortunately, this is not an uncommon story.
As Wyclef Jean appeals the decision barring him from Haiti's presidential race, some Haitians suggest he should use his wealth to help those in immediate need.
For HIV orphans, Haiti's earthquake represents one blow in a painful series of deaths and destruction.
Gaurav Noronha from School Without Walls in Washington, DC reports on the HIV-AIDS crisis in the US.