Nsanje on Course to Achieving 90-90-90 HIV Strategy

Authorities in Nsanje have expressed satisfaction with the progress made in achieving the National Strategic Development Plan which aims at achieving 90 per cent of the population to know their HIV status, 90 per cent of those diagnosed HIV positive to receive antiretroviral therapy while 90 per cent of those receiving antiretroviral therapy to have their viral load suppressed by 2020. District Aids Coordinator for Nsanje (DAC), Macknowledge Tembo, made the acknowledgment on Monday during the district’s Candle Light…

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‘Why I shared My HIV Status on Tweeter’

“When I found out at 14 that I was HIV-positive, I didn’t think I would live to see 18, I am turning 22 this year.” Since Saidy Brown tweeted those words on Friday, thousands of people have re-shared her hopeful message, with many praising her courage for speaking publicly about her own experience with the virus. Activist Saidy, who describes herself as an HIVictor in her Twitter bio, has been speaking to the BBC about the extraordinary reaction to…

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