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LESOTHO: Not enough staff, poor infrastructure, but ART launched

(December 16th, 2004)

MASERU, 16 December 2004 (PlusNews) – The office of the Lesotho’s HIV/AIDS Directorate, on the 6th floor of an office building in downtown Maseru, the capital, has almost none of the amenities of a modern bureaucracy. The few computers cannot access the Internet; the bathrooms have no toilet paper, soap, or paper towels. Since this […]

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SOUTH AFRICA: Lusikisiki – a new model for ARV delivery

(December 16th, 2004)

LUSIKISIKI, 16 December 2004 (PlusNews) – When Anoria Samka’s brothers discovered she was HIV positive, they shunned her. But now, when she tells her community that the drugs she takes can stem the progress of the disease, no one ridicules her and no one turns her out. Instead, they listen. Addressing a hundred men, women […]

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