Women's Treatment Literacy Toolkit PDF Print E-mail

DATE: 2005
PUBLISHER: SAfAIDS (Southern Africa HIV/AIDS Information Dissemination Service) 

Women are especially vulnerable to HIV/AIDS in hard-hit Southern Africa with increasing numbers being infected compared to men. This toolkit is written for women and girls living with HIV/AIDS and addresses their special treatment needs, including adherence, women-specific opportunistic infections, effects of treatment their biological (physical and emotional) lifecycle, post-exposure prophylaxis, and PMTCT Plus programmes. It contains 12 information sheets, three brochures, an audio tape, six "Let's Share" cards for use in discussion groups, and two posters. Available in English and Shona online, and also Ndebele and Portuguese in hard copy. 


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