AIDS 2014 - Living with HIV in the Pacific | Pacific Beat

AIDS 2014 - Living with HIV in the Pacific

AIDS 2014 - Living with HIV in the Pacific

Updated 24 July 2014, 18:17 AEST

Now to get a personal perspective on what it's like to live with HIV/AIDS in the Pacific we're joined by Benjamin Christopher and Maura Elaripe.

Benjamin is the chairman of the board of the Fiji Network of People Living with HIV.

Maura was one of the first people in Papua New Guinea to go public with her HIV-positive status and she lost both her husband and her child to the disease.

And Kate Gilmore, the Deputy Executive Director of the UNFPA explains what the Coolibah initiative is.

Presenter: Geraldine Coutts

Speakers: Benjamin Christopher, Fiji Network of People Living with HIV; Maura Elaripe; Kate Gilmore Deputy Executive Director, UNFPA

Contact the studio

Got something to say about what you're hearing on the radio right now?

Text/SMS
Send your texts to +61 427 72 72 72

Tweets
Add the hashtag #raonair to add your tweets to the conversation.

Email
Email us your thoughts on an issue. Messages may be used on air.