tags: AIDS, ARV, drug, Hanoi, HCMC, Health, HIV, IDU, MSM, Saigon, treatment, Vietnam
A few months ago I had the chance to work on a project for an international NGO that supports the free treatment of HIV patients around Vietnam with so called ARV’s (antiretroviral drugs). This was so far the most interesting project I worked on. We spent about a week in Saigon and Hanoi to meet several people living with HIV / AIDS and portrait their life. In fact what I did was to shoot b/w pictures in order to illustrate how they got infected with the virus, while the part about their treatment with the free medication and the improvement it made on their lives was filmed in color.
Here a few shots out of the project. I hope will have the chance to work on this topic in the future again.