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Grandmothers Against Poverty and AIDS Challenging the Sexual Cleansing of Ifutha to Address GBV in Khayelitsha, Cape Town

Grandmothers Against Poverty and AIDS (GAPA), a South African community-based organisation located in Cape Town’s Khayelitsha township is one such organisation working to challenge and address harmful cultural beliefs and practices that heighten women’s susceptibility to HIV infection and to experiencing gender based violence.

Looking Back, Mapping Forwards: Research Findings on Home-based Care In Zimbabwe, SAfAIDS and HDN, November 2007

Looking Back, Mapping Forwards: Research Findings on Home-based Care In Zimbabwe, SAfAIDS and Health & Development Networks (HDN), November 2007

 

To understand more about the development of home-based care (HBC) in Zimbabwe and its future potential, Irish Aid engaged Southern Africa HIV and AIDS Information Dissemination Service (SAfAIDS) and Health & Development Networks (HDN) to assess and document lessons from HBC interventions. Since 2005, Irish Aid has supported HBC initiatives in Zimbabwe, and is currently funding 15 HBC programmes throughout the country. The current project was designed to contribute to better understanding and assist evidence-based decision-making in the implementation of HBC interventions in Zimbabwe and beyond.

Eating Healthy, Staying Positive: Manual on Nutrition for HIV positive people, SAfAIDS, 2004

Eating Healthy, Staying Positive: Manual on Nutrition for HIV positive people, SAfAIDS, 2004 
 
We anticipate this booklet will be used by: People Living with HIV (PLHIV) and their; support groups; families caring for people living with HIV; organisations working with people living with HIV; health workers or volunteers giving advice on nutrition to families or individuals living with HIV.

Rethinking how to engage HIV and AIDS Home Based Caregivers

Mexico City, 6 August 2008, (HDN and SAfAIDS) - Home-based caregivers are the heroes of Zimbabwe's response to the devastating impacts of the HIV epidemic. They see the reality of HIV/AIDS in the community yet they strive to ensure that infected and affected people can live with hope and dignity.

Press Release: Zimbabwe Caregivers Persevere on the Front line of HIV Care

Mexico City, 6 August 2008 (HDN and SAfAIDS) - Volunteer caregivers form the backbone of AIDS care in Zimbabwe but lack access to the basic resources they need to provide care for people with HIV in the country. According to a new report released today at the International AIDS Conference in Mexico City, volunteer caregivers are the front-line of home-based care (HBC) services in Zimbabwe, especially in communities where anti-HIV drugs are not available, and urgent steps are needed to recognize and support the vital role they fill.

Continuum Care Toolkit

USAIDS and Family Health International implementers toolkit for scaling up the continuum of care for people living with HIV in Asia and the Pacific

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