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A Day in the Life Video Series: Fortunata Kasege on Taking Meds Through All Life's Challenges

August 23, 2012

Keeping up with HIV meds often means having to weave daily doses into a busy life. How do other HIVers do it? In each episode of this video series, we'll take a peek into the day-to-day routine of a person who's living with HIV, taking HIV meds, and dealing with situations that get in the way of adherence. Watch other videos in the series.

Episode 8: Fortunata Kasege

Age: 38

Home: Houston, Texas / New York City

Diagnosed: 1997

Summary: "The car didn't kill me, and I'm not going to let HIV kill me either!" Advocate, single mom and Tanzanian émigré Fortunata Kasege talks about keeping up with her twice-a-day med regimen -- even following the car accident that left her temporarily in a wheelchair.

Keeping up with HIV meds often means weaving daily doses into busy lives. How do other HIVers do it? In each episode of this video series, we'll take a peek into the day-to-day routine of a person who's living with HIV, taking HIV meds, and dealing w

Filmed by Olivia Ford and produced by Mark S. King.


Copyright © 2012 Remedy Health Media, LLC. All rights reserved.


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Comment by: Anonymous Wed., Dec. 25, 2013 at 8:31 am EST
You are such an inspiration to me and your daughter... May God bless you and her
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Comment by: Svetlana (uokJaxIDdV) Wed., Mar. 6, 2013 at 12:43 pm EST
It is good that prevalent soical issues are being addressed, but how did a co-worker get wind of the confidential report of a for the sake of this arguement infected person . and then just blurt it out. It seems as if the entire company was told IN REAL LIFE LAWSUIT
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Comment by: pam (congo) Thu., Oct. 11, 2012 at 4:49 am EDT
am so happy for, you have a very positive way of thinking thats we need in this life we are living
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