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The Central Tibetan Administration's Department of Health and Kunphen, a not-for-profit organization, both based in Dharamsala, North India organized an awareness campaign on HIV/AIDS to mark the 'World AIDS Day' on December 1, 2016.

Jigme (media name to hide her identity), 45 year of age speaks to VOA about her nearly 20 years of experience living in the Tibetan community as an HIV positive patient.

She also talks about the social stigma associated with the infection, other patients within the community, and her vision and projects in helping others receive the required medication.

Full interview below:

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