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João, who suffers from HIV, developed Kaposi’s Sarcoma last year. Kaposi’s is a complication related to HIV that causes painful lesions on the skin, and can cause people mental strife, even prohibit them from working. “I couldn’t bend my leg and the swelling was so great that it felt like there were stones inside it,” he says.
MSF offers treatment for Kaposi’s Sarcoma and other HIV-related complications at the Centro de Referência do Alto-Maé (CRAM), Maputo, Mozambique. João in the chemotherapy room at the CRAM. 17 December 2012.