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Global Activism: Project Tariro Provides Care and Support for People Affected by HIV/AIDS

It's Thursday, and time for our Global Activism series. Each Thursday we hear about an individual who's decided to work to make the world a better place.

Gregory Gross is Clinical Manager of the HIV Testing and Prevention Program at the Center on Halsted here in Chicago. Gregory's been working on HIV/AIDS issues here in Illinois for many years. Gross is also a licensed social worker and a deacon in the United Methodist Church.

Last year he was contacted by a group of deacons who were going to Zimbabwe to investigate the HIV/AIDS pandemic there. The next thing he knew, he was on his way to Zimbabwe to Project Tariro. It's an HIV/ AIDS prevention program based in Old Moo-tar-ee. And It was quite a trip…

Originally Aired 4-29-10

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