INFORMATION ON HIV CARE AND TREATMENT

Early start of care and treatment improves the quality of life, prevents opportunistic infections, lowers the risk of transmitting HIV to a sexual partner, and also reduces the viral load in the body.

Taking medication as per doctor’s advice is...

Common HIV Opportunistic Infections

Kaposi's Sarcoma

Common HIV Opportunistic Infections

The following are just a few of the conditions that particularly affect people living with HIV.

Bacterial pneumonia

Pneumonia can be caused by various bacteria. Symptoms among HIV-positive...

HIV/AIDS and Mental Health

HIV and AIDS

 

AIDS (Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome) is a disease that compromises the body's immune system, causing it to break down and rendering it unable to fight off infection. AIDS is caused by HIV (the human immunodeficiency...

Mental Health

MENTAL HEALTH

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What is mental health?

“Mental health” refers to your emotional, psychological, and social well-being. It is an important part of staying healthy when living with HIV.  Your mental health affects how you think, feel, and act...

Mental Health and HIV

Mental Health and HIV

Overview

If you are diagnosed with HIV, your physical health is not the only issue you have to deal with. Along with the physical illness are mental health conditions that may come up. Mental health refers to the...