For many people in South Africa, the word “hospice” was once synonymous with AIDS. Now, that’s changing.
Johanna Ncala was a medical technologist when she tested herself for HIV in 1993. At the time, treatment was not available in South Africa and for many, the diagnosis was tantamount to a death sentence. More than a decade later, Ncala reflects on love, life, pregnancy and HIV in this 2008 interview.