Living with AIDS

Jonas Bendiksen / Magnum

Autha Adolph, Haiti

To many, the face of AIDS is that of an emaciated victim on her deathbed. But more and more people with AIDS now lead healthy lives because of antiretroviral drugs (ARVS). Thanks in part to organizations like the Global Fund, 3 million patients in developing countries receive ARVS. In a project titled "Access to Life," eight photographers from the Magnum Photos agency have captured images of patients before and after receiving treatment, providing a rare glimpse at how lives around the world are being transformed. For more pictures, go to

Satyaveni Kamadi India

Photos, above: March 2008


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