Discovering that you are HIV-positive can be one of the most challenging experiences you go through in life. You may feel frightened, sad or even angry, this is an acceptable and a totally natural part of coping with something that can be life changing.
However remember, HIV does not have to stop you living a long, happy and fulfilling life. With the right treatment and support, it is possible to live as long as the average person. Liako Lekhooa is a living testimony. Read about her experiences of being diagnosed with and living with HIV. TEXT PHONGWAZANA SAKACHANE