IntraHealth Blog Post Discusses Importance Of Frontline Health Workers In Reaching Youth Populations With HIV/AIDS Care

IntraHealth International’s “Vital”: Young and HIV-Positive? We See You
Casey Bishopp, communications and advocacy specialist with IntraHealth International, discusses the importance of empathy and communication in HIV/AIDS care, particularly for those who are marginalized, including children. Bishopp writes, “There was a loud call at AIDS 2018 for empowering churches, families, and community groups to be open with youth about sexual and reproductive health issues. It seems like a natural piece of that strategy is empowering frontline health workers to do the same — especially for those orphans living with HIV, who don’t necessarily belong to a family or community group…” (9/5).

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