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Voices of hope: stories from communities affected by HIV and AIDS
Speaking out against stigma: Chama's story
Gideon Mendel/International HIV/AIDS Alliance

Some time after his own disclosure, Chama's brother-in-law and then sister both died. His sister never spoke about her illness but he suspects it was from AIDS. Chama lives to take care of his deceased sister's children.

"I tell people: if you have sex, make sure you go for voluntary counselling and testing. Because you are the window of hope for Zambia. The future of Zambia rests on you and you must protect yourself from the virus."

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