By now, many of us have heard some of the numbers: over 70% of the people worldwide with HIV/AIDS live in sub-Saharan Africa; 5.4 million people in South Africa are infected with HIV; over one third of the population of Swaziland is HIV positive. AIDS clearly has ravaged the continent of Africa.
This summer, several students from Davidson College visited Zambia and experienced first-hand the effects of the pandemic on the people of this country. Jessica Hodge, a Davidson College student who went on this trip, shares her impressions of anti-retroviral drugs and HIV-related stigma in Zambia on the associated podcast. Please visit our podcast to hear more about her experiences.