Reference : V-P-CD-E-01359
Date : 18/12/2011
Caption : North Kivu province, Goma, Don Bosco transit center. A HIV-positive woman poses outside the center during an HIV/AIDS awareness day organised by the ICRC.
Photographer : MOORE, Phil
Confidentiality level : public
Publication restrictions : publication without restrictions
Copyright : ICRC
Description : The woman wanted to tell her story to help other deal positively with the virus, as well as raise awareness of the risks of infection.
As part of World AIDS Day--although postponed from December 1st due to elections in the Democratic Republic of the Congo--the ICRC held an event for all of its staff and their families which included HIV awareness talks and presentations as well as the free HIV testing.
Original material : digital
Resolution : 4069x2708
Orientation : landscape
Colour/B&W : colour