Against All Odds: HIV/AIDS Epidemic Among Indigenous Papuans
Lana (18) and her mother sit in silence after nurses insert an I.V. line. Lana is in Stadium 3 of AIDS and she was brought into the Emergency room when her condition worsened. She was not taking Antiretroviral medication.
Many people that arrive in hospitals are already in the late stages of AIDS. They arrive at the medical center in critical condition with little hope of surviving.