More from Moses Kamya, MB, ChB, MMed, MPH, PhD, a professor and chair of the department of medicine at Makerere University in Kampala Uganda, who talks about AIDS and its effect in Uganda.
Here he talks about the first case of AIDS he saw in Uganda, a friend and medical student in his class came down with what was called “slim disease.”
“My classmate came down with a strange illness, which he told us was killing people in his village,” he said.
Here he talks about how the harsh reality in which the epidemic unfolded.
“The moment you knew that you had HIV, you would have to sign a will,” he said, “because you knew that death was coming.”