Friends Shun Youth after Sharing His HIV Story in Newspaper

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Youth living with HIV and Aids singing for Ismail Harerimana (in maroon jacket) at his birthday party at Nabugabo Sand beach. Edward Bindhe

Youth living with HIV and Aids singing for Ismail Harerimana (in maroon jacket) at his birthday party at Nabugabo Sand beach. Login to license this image from 1$.

In short
A 25-year-old youth has lost several friends and followers on social networking site, Facebook, after he went public about his HIV status. On Thursday, The Daily Monitor published a story of Ismail Harerimana in which he narrated how he would escape from school to go back home to take his anti-retroviral drugs. Harerimana, a resident of Bukimbiri Sub County in Kisoro district, Western Uganda, says in the story that he acquired the virus at birth.

 

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