HIV

Interview 30

Male
Age at interview: 45
Age at diagnosis: 40

Brief outline: He was admitted to hospital with a high temperature and headaches where he was diagnosed with HIV. He negotiated his current treatment regime with his doctor (Kaletra and efavirenz), (Video and audio clips read by an actor.)

Background: A highly educated health professional working full time. He is a black African man married with children.

Audio & video

Age at interview' 45

Age at diagnosis' 40

Sex' Male

Background' A 45 year old highly educated health professional working full time. He is a black African man married with children.

Outline' A 45 year old highly educated health professional working full time. He is a black African man married with children. He was admitted to hospital with a high temperature and headaches where he was diagnosed with HIV in late 2000. His training helped him to cope with the diagnosis, although he was very worried about disclosing to his wife, who was pregnant. He first prepared himself for the worst when telling his wife, who fortunately was supportive, and his wife and unborn child were both HIV negative. Highly educated, he negotiated his current treatment regime with his doctor (Kaletra and efavirenz) and is active in supporting other black Africans with HIV.

(Video and audio clips read by an actor.)

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