Author: Samantha Nyamayedenga

I wanted to raise my hand: HIV can be manageable in Zimbabwe

When I came to the UK to study, I was told the HIV medication I was on, was not available. It's quite ironic, considering the comments I've heard in t ...
Can the broadcasting world do more to help children fight HIV?

Can the broadcasting world do more to help children fight HIV?

Sunday 6 March is International Children’s Day of Broadcasting. With that in mind, what role can the broadcasting media play in tackling HIV among chi ...

How I overcame low self-esteem to help young people living with HIV

When I was invited to become an HIV peer counsellor for a youth organisation, I was nervous because I had developed a skin condition, and I'd lost con ...

Zimbabwe: faith healing puts young people living with HIV at risk

Faith healing can have a huge impact on adolescents living with HIV with many defaulting on their medications after being told they have been healed s ...
Life after HIV status disclosure: good or bad?

Life after HIV status disclosure: good or bad?

Samantha Nyamayedenga explores how disclosing one’s HIV status to others, whether family, close friends or the community can benefit a young person li ...
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