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help 30 persons living with HIV access treatment

A microproject by Reach Out NGO
help 30 persons living with HIV access treatment
help 30 persons living with HIV access treatment
help 30 persons living with HIV access treatment
help 30 persons living with HIV access treatment
help 30 persons living with HIV access treatment
help 30 persons living with HIV access treatment
help 30 persons living with HIV access treatment
help 30 persons living with HIV access treatment
help 30 persons living with HIV access treatment
help 30 persons living with HIV access treatment
help 30 persons living with HIV access treatment
help 30 persons living with HIV access treatment

Summary

There are still areas of the world were people with HIV can't access treatment. This project will directly pay viral load tests and give access to treatment for 25 adults and 5 children living with HIV in the hard-to-reach Bakassi peninsula. All logistical costs are covered by other operations of our organization in the area.

$20
total raised
1
donor
0
monthly donors
2
years

Challenge

HIV prevalence remains high in the remote Bakassi, Cameroon (8%), far above national (4.3%) and regional (5.4%) prevalence. The situation could be worse than that, a Voluntary Testing campaign we conducted in the area (2015) revealed that from a sample of 162 persons tested for HIV, 29 were positive (17.9%), 21 of them women. Most of these 29 people are not on treatment today because of lack of resources and a dysfunctional health system.

Solution

With your support, 30 people with HIV will be able to do a subsidized viral load test. Knowing about the viral load of a patient is the first step to place the client on the right treatment. It's also the best way to monitor that treatment. We will also keep communicating regularly with them to encourage them to stick to treatment.

Long-Term Impact

This project will contribute to individual and community viral suppression: those who are HIV positive will live healthy lives and not be threatened by AIDS, those who don't have the virus will be less exposed to infections. Most of these communities are small, just helping a few individuals can make all the difference. Babies will be born HIV free and sexual transmission of HIV will be greatly reduced. This will help attain the UNAIDS 90 90 90 goal and make an AIDS-free generation possible.

Resources

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Organization Information

Reach Out NGO

Location: Buea, South West Region - Cameroon
Website:
Facebook: Facebook Page
Twitter: @reachoutdev1
Project Leader:
Njomo Omam Esther
Executive Director
Buea, South West Region Cameroon

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