Tagged as: Community Adolescent Treatment Supporter (CATS)

Leading by example: Lydia’s story of mentorship, health and hope 12 Aug 2020

As a young person living with HIV, Lydia Tariro Chanaiwa from Harare in Zimbabwe is proud of the difference she is making as a mentor to other young w...

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Amélia’s story: living with HIV and learning from my peers 06 Aug 2020

Amélia is only 22 but has already experienced considerable hardship in life. She lost her parents when she was very young, and was sent to work from ...

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Tendai’s story: HIV, friendship and true love 14 Feb 2020

When Tendai was diagnosed with HIV as a child, he was ostracised by all his friends. But at age 14, his life changed when the true love of a friend li...

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Seven things we’ve learned working with young people 29 Jan 2020

Our READY+ programme is empowering young people living with HIV to lead change and make their communities healthier and safer....

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How I overcame loneliness and HIV stigma as a young mother 26 Jul 2019

Sophia has faced isolation, poverty and low self-esteem. But with support from her peers, the future is looking brighter for her and her daughter. ...

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Quality of life for people living with HIV is as important as ever 28 Nov 2018

21.7 million people living with HIV now receive antiretroviral therapy. But quality of life goes far beyond treatment. So, what...

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ARV adherence support – there’s an app for that! 29 Jan 2018

M&C Saatchi World Services are developing an app to support young people living with HIV to adhere to ARV treatment, as part of...

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Why is treatment adherence difficult for young people? 29 Jan 2018

With effective HIV treatment available, why are we seeing so many young people failing to adhere to...

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