In this paper, published on November 21 in the academic journal Social Science & Medicine, Rochat and her colleagues analysed data from Amagugu on children’s death-related questions following disclosure.
Children living with HIV (aged 0–4) face the highest risk of AIDS-related death compared to all other age groups. The AIDS-response must focus on solutions for this extremely vulnerable population. Click here to read UNICEF Seventh Stocktaking Report, 2016
This study examines associations of 10 social protection provisions with adherence in a large community-based sample of HIV-positive adolescents. The results demonstrate that social protection provisions, particularly combinations of “cash plus care”, may improve adolescent adherence.
From the limited research and evidence we have available, we have learnt is that child marriage can increase the risk of girls becoming HIV infected. It is therefore critical that we tackle the relationship between child marriage and HIV.
On the 18-22 July 2016, RIATT-ESA will be advocating for the prevention, treatment, care and support for children affected by HIV and AIDS, at the 21st Intentional AIDS Conference (AIDS2016) in Durban. Click here to download RIATT-ESA road map on children and adolescents.