Lessons From HIV/AIDS Response Can Help HIV Patients In Ebola-Hit Nations

IntraHealth International’s “Vital”: The Right Knowledge Can Stop Ebola from Widening the Gap in HIV Care
Amanda Puckett, a technical adviser with IntraHealth International, and Corinne Mahoney, a senior manager with IntraHealth, discuss efforts being undertaken to ensure HIV patients in Ebola-hit nations receive continuous care. “…Before it’s over, Ebola will disrupt the health of many HIV-positive individuals. But HIV taught us a few things about how to contain outbreaks, even if it is a challenge. Today we know how to spread accurate information. We know how to reduce stigma. And we know how to put people first and empower everyone to be part of the solution to end both Ebola and HIV…” (11/25).