Saving lives and improving health continues long after diagnosing disease or delivering medicines.
Faith had been ill for months. She was 31 and had two daughters. She didn’t know what was wrong. A friend urged her to get an HIV test; it came back positive.
Faith started on antiretroviral treatment.
But, in 2013, , causing misshapen fat deposits to develop on her body.
When she finally mustered the courage to speak up one year later, her doctor knew just what to do and shifted her to a different medicine.
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Faith didn’t know it, but her report to the doctor became part of a nationwide database that tracks adverse drug reactions, and poor quality or expired medicines.