HIV and care
Key Correspondents report issues relating to how the care of people living with HIV and AIDS affects individuals, families and communities.
Stories about the challenges, successes and short comings around community and home-based care are also documented as are people’s ability to access essential health services.
As Women Deliver delegates gather in Malaysia this week to discuss progress on women and girls’ health and wellbeing, Key Correspondent Hope Mafaranga recounts how one young woman living with HIV faces particular challenges in Uganda. more
“I light this candle for you brother. I will miss you.” These are the words of Georges Malunga, a young Zambian man who shared the story of his brother who lost his battle to AIDS. more
Stigma is undermining uptake of paediatric HIV prevention and AIDS treatment services in Uganda. more
“I used to pass in a short cut from my home to the hospital to seek medical treatment as if I was a thief. I was afraid of neighbors knowing that I was going to get my ARVs and whenever … more
Picture: UNICEF Representative in Uganda Dr. Sharad Sapra talks during a press conference on mother to child HIV transmission at Kampala Srena Hotel. Centre is Dr. Jane Ruth Acong while extrem right is Dr Charles Lynos, the Director and CEO … more
People living with HIV in harbour landing sites of Kaberamaido district, eastern Uganda are set to benefit from an agriculture project that will enable them to grow their own food. more
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 healthy, an official has said. more
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 hope to hundreds.
Yet the three have carried on the mantle of this organization, more