This is a 23-year old female client at Swalala. She is HIV-positive and drinking well her treatment. She is staying with her cousin. She is an orphan, doing grade 11 and doing well at school. They are staying in a three-room house. We gave a food parcel because no one is working – they areContinue reading “Still at school…”
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This is a 37-year old female client at Mthimba and her two children, a three-year old girl and an 8-year old boy. The female is HIV-positive and she is drinking well her treatment, and she had a job far away from home and she left her children with her mother. Her boy is HIV-positive andContinue reading “Work v. childcare”
In the picture is our 37-year male client at Swalala with a HBC nurse checking treatment. he’s not drinking well his treatment because he doesn’t have food to eat. He was trying to kill himself because he believed that his wife was the one that gave him the disease of HIV-positive. He was not adheringContinue reading “…trying to kill himself…”
This is a picture of our 58-year old female client at Manzini and one of our care workers. She is HIV-positive with her husband. They were diagnosed HIV-positive in 2012 and they are drinking well their treatment. They are living positive lifestyle. The mother, she is doing handwork to sell. She is the one thatContinue reading “Still working!”
THIS is a 49-year old female client at Mthimba, with one of our care workers checking she is taking her medication. She was diagnosed HIV-positive in 2010 and she was taking well her treatment, but in 2015 she defaulted the treatment because she saw that is doing ok. She started getting weak in June 2016Continue reading “Keep taking the tablets!”
ACTIVITIES We do home visits to seven areas: Cleaning and bathing if necessary; Feeding the helpless patients; Monitoring patient’s medication; DOT [Directly Observable Treatment] support to patient’s on TB treatment; Door to Door campaigns; TB screening and follow-up; HCT [HIV/AIDS Counselling and Testing] during home visits and at Masoyi Home Based Care. HOME BASED CAREContinue reading “September Home Based Care – A Snapshot”
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