The red ribbon used for HIV awareness has been a potent tool destigmatizing that disease. Several years ago conversations with Greg Jefferys about the Butterfly Effect and treatment advocates like Hazel Heal from New Zealand, Isabelle Andrieux-Meyer from Médecins Sans Frontières and Dr Sherine Helmy from Pharco/DNDi combined with the happy coincidence of Dr James Freeman meeting the Native American artist and cartoonist Marty2Bulls. James, via FixHepC, commissioned Marty to give some thought to creating a symbol that captured the butterfly effect and the transformative nature of Hep C treatment.
The result of this happy series of serendipitous ideas, meetings and events was the Butterfly Symbol.
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