Communities with limited wealth suffer of diseases in a way that many of us may never come to be confronted with. Poverty befriends disease, and many diseases befriend shame.
Nitika Pant Tai knows this well and is dedicated to do something about it. She was one of the finalists of the ASAP awards for developing a phone app that will lower the barriers for HIV testing by removing the shame that usually comes with going to a clinic for the test. The phone app will help people do the test at home and connect with the right people and information.
Read more here : http://blogs.plos.org/mindthebrain/2013/10/21/asap-awards-interview-with-nitika-pant-pai/