Light in the Dark by Kichy Joseph

About This Video

Kichy Joseph tells us how knowledge can shift the way people see HIV and those living with the virus. Kichy is a driven HIV prevention educator and community advocate in Chuuk in the Federated States of Micronesia, one of the six US-affiliated Pacific Island Jurisdictions.

What does this video tell us about stigma?
How does not knowing the truth about HIV cause fear? Kichy didn’t know how HIV was transmitted and scared everyone he knew unnecessarily because of his own fear. Spreading fear is one way that HIV stigma continues on. Kichy was able to help the community by learning the truth about HIV.

Date

March 02, 2014

Category

Being Supportive, Men, Staying Healthy