Explore personal stories about how lives have been transformed, using individuals to represent the progress made and imagine the future. These are illustrative only.Scroll down
SARA RECEIVES VACCINATIONS
As a young child, Sara receives routine vaccinations: polio, meningitis, rotavirus, hepatitis A, hepatitis B, pneumonia, TDAP (typhoid, diphtheria and pertussis), MMR (measles, mumps and rubella), BCG, yellow fever, and Hib. She receives the HPV vaccine when she is 11.
ZAIN’S HIV/AIDS STORY
Zain was diagnosed, is able to manage his illness and can expect a near normal lifespan, thanks to starting combined antiretroviral (ARV) treatment early in the course of the infection. He now takes a one-a-day pill.
NISHA’S EXPERIENCE WITH LYMPHATIC FILARIASIS, A NEGLECTED TROPICAL DISEASE
Nisha receives treatment for the disease through donations received as part of the London Declaration.
Jane's breast cancer journey
Jane discovers a lump in her breast and is diagnosed with breast cancer. The tumor is removed, followed by a course of chemotherapy, after which she undergoes hormone therapy to reduce the risk of it returning.
AKASH’S HEART DISEASE
Akash discovers he is at high risk of heart disease and manages his condition with cholesterol-lowering and anti-hypertensive drugs, while trying to limit the lifestyle factors that raise his risk.
HARU’S LIFE WITH DIABETES
Haru lives comfortably with type 2 diabetes and manages his condition through an insulin pump and medication to control blood glucose.
TASMEEN AND HEPATITIS C
Tasmeen receives combination therapy over 12 weeks and is cured of hepatitis C.