To Be or Not to be HIV-positive

I adore the great volunteer engagement of Angela Maria Lobefaro [click on the picture, to enter her flickr galleries], she is a volunteer for more than 20 years, for CESVI, a Non Profit, Humanitarian, Third World development Organization: English site: Italian:

To Be or Not to be HIV-positive

The wonderful portrait photo by Giovanni Diffidenti, uploaded by Angela Maria Lobefaro, is commented: “It has been estimated that 1.5 million HIV positive women become pregnant every year, which means that about 600,000 children are infected every year by vertical transmission. The figures from selected pre-natal clinics in urban areas reveal an incidence of HIV among pregnant women in sub-Saharan Africa of over 25%…” read more at To Be or Not to be HIV-positive

About frizztext

writer, photographer, guitarist

15 responses to “To Be or Not to be HIV-positive

  1. Those numbers tell a tragic story . . . who is listening?


  2. What a beautiful photo that is! Thanks for posting it…


  3. that is so sad, when this doesn’t have to happen in the first place


  4. Beautiful faces. So sad.


  5. Chris Breebaart

    The photo is beautiful but the text tragic.


  6. veraersilia

    Heavy-load information, very useful. Tragic stories. Admiration for those who contribute time and efforts. Good post.


  7. A stunning portrait but what a terribly tragic situation.


  8. This is the reality of today! My GP in South Africa said that he has to help more and more of these positive women and children every day!


  9. Beautiful photo for a very sad story.


  10. cocoaupnorth

    Sad state of affairs.


  11. Frizz, have you read “And the Band Played On” by Randy Shilts? Love to know what you think!


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