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Kenya Teens, LGBT Face Challenges Seeking HIV Care

On the occasion of World AIDS Day, certain groups at high risk for HIV and AIDS in Kenya remain marginalized when it comes to accessing testing and treatment. Bernard Adede, 22, was born HIV-positive. His parents both died shortly after. Adede said it hasn’t always been easy to get treatment at Kenya’s public hospitals. He said the staff generally ignores young people. He has missed treatments because he didn’t want to deal with the stigma. “There’s hospitals where they are so...

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