I denied HIV status to protect my children – Dzidzor Mensah

Controversial former AIDS Ambassador, Dzidzor Yawavi Mensah, has revealed that she denied her HIV positive status to protect her children from being stigmatized.

Dzidzor who was a known AIDS patient for several shocked the country in 2014 when she declared that she was not HIV positive.

She said then: ”I am not HIV positive, but I did confess that I was for the sake of those who are really HIV positive”.
However, in a letter of apology to the President and Ghanaians, the former AIDS ambassador said “Love for my children and fear for the future concerning HIV related stigma compelled me to publicly deny my HIV status putting the entire world in the state of shock”.