'They're the ones that have a problem': living with HIV in a remote community

O'Keefe, Finn
September 2012
HIV Australia;2012, Vol. 10 Issue 2, p31
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the experience of David, an HIV-positive person, living in a remote town of Northern Territory. According to David, he was diagnosed with HIV when he was 21 years old, and he was afraid to reveal his health status in the community because of his fear that he would be forced to leave the community. He argues that it is hard for him to find a doctor in the community and instead have doctors in Sydney and Melbourne that collaborate for his health.


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