This Service Uses Knowledge To End The Stigma Around HIV

This Service Uses Knowledge To End The Stigma Around HIV

An information-sharing app seeks to remedy the harmful social consequences that go along with an HIV-positive diagnosis

Ivanha Paz
  • 29 june 2016

When Jacob Alexander, a 22 year old from the U.K., was diagnosed as HIV-positive he experienced dramatic changes in his life; people’s interactions with him shifted as a result of their misguided and ill-informed knowledge about the disease.  As a result, Alexander created an app called The Positive Project to educate and spread awareness about the realities of being HIV positive.

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