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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Cambodia: Lack of home-based care in Ratanakiri causing problems for people living with HIV

People living with HIV in Ratanakiri province, Cambodia are unable to access home-based care in their area which is making it hard for them to stay he ...

Uganda: The HIV positive group giving hope to hundreds

Of the seven Ugandans who founded Nyimbwa Multi Purpose Organization of People Living With HIV/AIDS, only three are still alive yet they are giving ho ...

Family planning in Uganda

Family planning is when or when not to have children, and the use of birth control and other techniques to implement such plans. Other aspects of fami ...

Potential ‘game changer’ for HIV prevention for women

A vaginal ring containing an antiretroviral drug, which could provide women with an easy-to-use alternative to vaginal microbicides to help reduce the ...

AIDS 2012: Older women living with HIV

Achieving the goal of an AIDS free generation is not possible without reaching out to older women living with HIV. ...

Uganda: Living 24 years with HIV and hopeful to live longer

Kagumba, whose name literally translates to ‘bone’, is indeed a bone that is unbreakable in the lives of the people living with HIV and AIDS within th ...

AIDS 2012: Mapping the progress, seeing the gaps on access to treatment

Here at the 19th International AIDS Conference in Washington (AIDS 2012), Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has released an important report tracking pro ...

Zambian Bishop warns against ‘faith healing’ of HIV

Bishop Joshua Banda says people living with HIV should adhere to treatment and not be blinded by the ‘faith healing’ offered by some clergymen. ...

Reducing maternal and infant mortality in Zambia

Giving birth to a baby is a joy for many women but this is not the case for many in Zambia given the high number of maternal deaths. Many women in rur ...
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