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.

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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. more
January 6, 2014 0 Comments

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. more
October 9, 2013 2 Comments

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. more
September 20, 2013 1 Comments

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. more
September 6, 2013 0 Comments

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 infections. more
September 2, 2013 1 Comments

Increasing cost of HIV services putting lives at risk in Zambia

In Zambia, new bottlenecks and increasing costs are impeding smooth delivery of services in private sector HIV treatment clinics and putting lives at risk. more
August 23, 2013 0 Comments

How HIV, poverty and drugs intertwine in Cambodia

A mother of two children, Hem Sreylyn was diagnosed with HIV at the age of 26 after she gave birth to her last child. more
July 12, 2013 0 Comments

Zimbabwe hospital network to launch psychosocial support radio station

Volunteer hospital network Hospinet is setting up radio stations for patients to discuss issues such as HIV and sexual health. more
July 10, 2013 0 Comments