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Debra Messing Zambia

The Faces Of HIV In Zambia, Part 3: Meeting Nghimunya

Debra Messing | Posted 09.25.2012 | Impact
Debra Messing

If only she'd been tested sooner, and if stigma and discrimination didn't exist as a result of ignorance, Nghimunya could have been spared so much suffering. But today Nghimunya is strong and healthy. She is the lead singer in her support group's choir, and she is an inspiration.

The Faces Of HIV In Zambia, Part 2: Meeting Irene

Debra Messing | Posted 09.24.2012 | Impact
Debra Messing

The stories I heard this morning at a support group for people who recently tested positive broke my heart. Now I see why fighting the stigma and discrimination around HIV is so important to prevention.

Let's Talk More Openly About Safe Sex To Prevent HIV

Debra Messing | Posted 09.23.2012 | Impact
Debra Messing

Connie had three children, but unbeknownst to her, she was HIV-positive. All three children died of AIDS complications because she didn't know her HIV status. After a long and very difficult struggle to regain her health, Connie became a formidable figure in Zambia.