Category: HIV and care

People living with HIV are now more likely to live longer and healthier lives. The impact this has on individuals, families and communities are important stories to tell.

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In HIV prevention – united voices are heard

In HIV prevention – united voices are heard

The local AIDS conference in June this year was led by the youth – the same people facing the biggest HIV threat. ...

Abiti’s story: living with HIV and disability

Abiti speaks to our correspondent in Malawi about her struggle to live with HIV as a physically-challenged mother of three children. ...

952: three digits that change the lives of many Ethiopians

Whenever issues come up in life that are hard to share with family, friends or even health professionals, people in Ethiopia dial three popular digits ...

Communities and families neglected in HIV programmes

In Zimbabwe, many orphans living with HIV are cared for by extended families, particularly grandparents, yet very little of HIV programme funding goes ...

Uganda: women and girls bear burden of HIV caregiving

James Odong explores how the burden of caregiving falls heavily on girls, affecting their quality of life and education opportunities, as well as brin ...

Funding woes strangle Malawi’s HIV and mental health services

Malawi’s mental health services are critically underfunded, denying patients who are also HIV-positive the specific care they need. ...

Investigations underway into missing HIV test kits in Uganda

Officials in Uganda’s National Medical Stores are in a panic after security organizations started investigating the disappearance of HIV testing kits. ...

Ugandan government falls short on sanitation and hygiene

A visit to a number of Uganda’s public hospitals will reveal shocking sanitation and hygiene facilities, which are putting people’s health at risk. ...

Uganda requires new strategies to fight HIV

Uganda requires new strategies if the country is to change the course of HIV transmission according to an official from the Ministry of Health. ...

Lack of HIV test kits in Uganda put unborn babies at risk

In Uganda health facilities are facing an ongoing crisis with a shortage of supplies which are putting unborn babies at risk of HIV and other infectio ...
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