South Western Region

HIV Care

AIC has been providing palliative care through its medical department in all regional centres.  Clients who test HIV positive have a CD4 count done, get screened for TB and visit a medical Officer and Counselor for any medical problem.  They receive Septrin for prophylaxis as well as INH prophylaxis for TB.  We  provide treatment for STIs as well as OI treatment.  They are registered in the HIV care register and monthly reported through Health Management Information System (HMIS) to Ministry of Health.  On average AIC provides HIV care to 4,000 HIV positive clients annually.  Apart from HIV