Jamaican grandmother living with AIDS supports women’s mental health during COVID-19

Kingston, Jamaica, December 1, 2021 (PAHO) - Meet Ivorine: 55, a Jamaican mother of three, grandmother to one, and living with HIV/AIDS for 29 years. Survivor of multiple opportunistic infections resulting from her health status, Ivorine has been an advocate for women living with HIV/AIDS for over two decades.  Now, she has become a symbol of resilience in a community concerned about life during the COVID-19 pandemic.