Nov. 14, 2014
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Jackson, Miss. – The letters “HIV” can invoke many thoughts and emotions among people in today’s society. Being told you have this disease introduces you to another side of this epidemic. Mississippi Public Broadcasting’s (MPB) Southern Remedy brings you face to face with five Mississippians “Living with HIV”, Nov. 18 at 9 P.M.
“I am grateful to the people living with this disease who selflessly told their story,” said MPB Executive Director Ronnie Agnew. “They are stories that can help and inspire others throughout the state.”
While chronicling these stories of survival, “Living with HIV’ examines treatment in Mississippi and ways to prevent contracting this virus.
Each Tuesday night throughout November, Southern Remedy will highlight a different topic. You can find the complete list of topics by visiting www.mpbonline.org/southernremedy (www.mpbonline.org/southernremedy).
Mississippi Public Broadcasting (MPB) provides instructional and public affairs programming to Mississippians through its statewide television and radio network. MPB enhances the work of educators, students, parents and learners of all ages by providing informative programming and educational resources. MPB’s locally-produced programming focuses on the people, resources and attractions that reflect Mississippi’s unique culture and diverse heritage. Children’s television programs constitute a major portion of the daytime and weekend morning schedules. MPB provides a valuable resource to Mississippians in disseminating information as part of the state’s emergency preparedness and response system. Since 1970, MPB has won over 400 national, regional and statewide awards, including Emmy®, Edward R. Murrow and Parents’ Choice® Awards. For more information on MPB, its programs, mission or educational resources, please visit www.mpbonline.org.