Photographing the Fight to Eradicate Aids in South Africa

October 10, 2016

By Conor Risch

© Erika Schultz

For a story about HIV/AIDS in South Africa, photographer Erika Schultz spent two weeks photographing in neighborhoods, clinics and homes. Here, African Methodist Episcopal Church members visit Nkosi’s Haven, a home for women with HIV and children.

As the 2016 International AIDS Conference prepared to open in Durban, South Africa, this past July, the Seattle Times published a two-part story that connected their readers both to the conference and to communities half a world away. The special report detailed how Seattle’s Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center is working in South Africa to develop a vaccine for HIV/AIDS....

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