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Disability, poverty, TB and HIV: where do you turn?

Being disabled, HIV positive and having treatment for tuberculosis is a challenge that Ellen Banda is all too familiar with. more
June 14, 2016 Filed under HIV and wider development issues 0 Comments

Zimbabwe: clinic changes lives for young people with HIV

Born with HIV and living on the streets in Zimbabwe is a double challenge to say the least, but this was the situation for Anashe* who was orphaned in 2007, when he was 12. more
June 1, 2016 Filed under HIV, children and young people 1 Comments

Uganda: sexual health services arrive on three wheels

In Uganda, tuk tuks are helping healthcare workers reach young people who are most vulnerable to HIV with sexual and reproductive health services. more
May 27, 2016 Filed under HIV and sexual and reproductive health and rights 0 Comments

Project helps young people with sexual health info and rights

In Uganda, many young people lack access to quality information on sexual and reproductive health, but a project called Link Up is helping to change this. more
May 26, 2016 Filed under HIV and sexual and reproductive health and rights 0 Comments

WhatsApp in Kenya: real time messaging about HIV

What’s the best way for young people to talk about HIV in an urban slum in Kenya? For Maxfacta, an organisation working in an informal settlement in Mathare, it is social media. more
May 20, 2016 Filed under HIV and sexual and reproductive health and rights 3 Comments

Homophobia in Zimbabwe prevents access to HIV services

Mandla is a bright young man who knows his right to access HIV services, but homophobic attitudes in his community prevented him going to a health clinic for a long time. more
May 13, 2016 Filed under HIV and human rights 1 Comments

Photo story: From heroin and HIV to a dream life

See how a young man who contracted HIV as a result of injecting heroin is thriving today. This is the first in a series of photo stories about people living with HIV. more
May 12, 2016 2 Comments

Malawian gays face homophobia at public health facilities

It’s a cold April morning, yet tension in the room full of advocates for the rights of sexual minority groups, makes it feel like a hot summer afternoon. more
May 5, 2016 Filed under HIV and human rights 1 Comments