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Tonata started implementing community ART services in collaboration with Ministry of Health and Social Services (MoHSS) in implementing the differentiated care model. Tonata is complementing the services provided by MoHSS through providing psycho-social support to PLHIV, delivering structured health education sessions to PLHIV group members and facilitating the delivery of ARVs through its support group network. To date Tonata in partnership with MoHSS has enrolled 1450 PLHIV in community ARV refill.

Namibia is one of the countries with the highest HIV prevalence in the world with 14% of the adult population (15-49 years) living with HIV in 2013 (MoHSS, 2013). The country has a generalized, mature epidemic, with the majority of new HIV infections transmitted through unprotected heterosexual sex. Among adults (> 15 years) women bear a disproportionate burden of the HIV epidemic with a prevalence of 19.8% compared to 14.9% for men.....

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U.S. Ambassador meets TRY AGAIN Support Group – Onayena Constituency

U.S. Ambassador to Namibia, Her Excellency Lisa Johnson,visited Onayena Health Center in Onandjokwe District, Oshikoto region (Onayena constituency) on the 20th March 2018 to familiarize herself with Community Based HIV Treatment Services (CBHTS) programme. Read More"

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“WITH CBART, NO MORE EXCUSE TO IGNORE THE TREATMENT – TSE NA MARY SUPPORT GROUP”

“On my ARVs refill day, I used to get up at 4 a.m. to prepare for the journey. If you wait for 5 a.m. or 6 a.m. you could be forced to foot from our village to Oshakati, about 250 KM” says Raina. FULL STORY

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A story of Helena – adolescent activist

  • Meet the youngest HIV activist in the history of Namibia. She joined Tonata People living with and affected by HIV at an early age. As a former Teens Club member, and under the supervision of Tonata PLHIV Network and various partners, Helena Reinhold shares her insight about meeting the needs of both adolescents HIV affected and infected who do not have sufficient health-related information, HIV and sex education to be specific.

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SUPPORT GROUPS IN RUACANA HARVESTED WELL

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RUACANA – The Councilor of Ruacana constituency, Honorable Andreas Shintama appreciated members of support groups for their hard work in 2017. The honourable Councillor could not hide his happiness when he was witnessing what Imangulula, Omwatuuva support groups harvested. The Imangulula support groups have about 40 members – 32 females and 8 males.

 

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Listen to our Radio programs online

Listen to our Radio programs online

Tonata PLHIV Network radio programs are intentionally aiming at educating and empowering people living with HIV as well as people being affected by the virus in Namibia. LISTEN.....

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Regional Representative Framework For PLHIV

Regional Representative Framework For PLHIV

Tonata is a dynamic network of PLHIV that seeks to improve the lives of People living with HIV (PLHIV). Tonata does this via support groups. These support groups have many benefits one of which is the possibility for PLHIV to engage with regional level decision making in a meaningful way. If you are living with HIV or working on anything that you think might affect PLHIV at a regional level and wish to get the involvement of those people in your program, project or initiative this factsheet may interest you. This factsheet is intended to give an overview of the representative framework that Tonata operates to promote the voice of PLHIV at a regional level.

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Support Group decentralises ARVs

Support Group decentralises ARVs

HIV remains a critical developmental issue in Namibia. The prevalence of HIV in Namibia is among the highest in the world. The government of Namibia in collaboration with People Living with HIV networks such as Tonata PLHIV Network – the only network strengthening and coordinating support groups of people infected and affected by HIV in Namibia, continues to......

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