Beating HIV through family, mentorship

Pama Care is an initiative that coordinates HIV care within a family to address barriers to adherence to achieve viral suppression in children and adults. All HIV positive family members are put on the same medication schedule, which improves adherence, and given clinic appointments on the same day, which provides a better picture of family barriers and improves guidance and counseling. The government, backed financially by private companies, also pays a monthly stipend to patients who reach out to those having a hard time accepting their HIV status. This model has been successful across the country.

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