According to them, one should not just treat the disease, one should treat the person. Indeed, HIV touches almost every aspect of a person’s life. So too, then, should the treatment and care that challenges it. One can’t fight this epidemic without addressing the underlying conditions that exacerbate the impact of the virus.
They also choose to harness the power of community as they’ve witnessed the power of communities to effect their own change. They partner with organizations committed to, and passionate about, the people they serve. Finally, they fight stigma with compassion : Stigma is in fact the engine that powers HIV and AIDS. Working closely with their programs, they find creative ways to make the bridge from social isolation and vulnerability to inclusion and strength.