My name is Sattie Nyachwaya. I am 29 years old and live in Dallas, TX. I am a Patient Care Coordinator and the HIVE blogs touched my heart so much that I wanted to share my story with you.
To me, living with HIV/AIDS is NOT a death sentence nor a curse. There is a stigma that our society has normalized that if one is HIV POSITIVE it because that individual hasn’t been behaving well or had many boyfriends or girlfriends, however that is a myth.
HIVE presented during the public comment portion of the recent NHAS PrEP listening session. #WheresMyPrEP
Rite to Heal: An Inquiry into the Rituals & Practices that Invite Us to Make Meaning and Deepen Our Purpose as Service Providers
Given the prevalence of vicarious trauma among healthcare providers working with women who have experienced trauma, Ms. Kimberly Wylder, MFT, led a breakout session at Beyond Compassion focusing on healing rituals for service providers.
In 1991, during the peak of the HIV/AIDS epidemic, 1650 babies were born with HIV in the United States. By 2010, that number had declined to 162.