Health

Caritas, UNAIDS and PEPFAR launch campaign for diagnosis and treatment of childhood HIV/AIDS in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Caritas, UNAIDS and PEPFAR launch campaign for diagnosis and treatment of childhood HIV/AIDS in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Caritas Internationalis has launched a campaign with UNAIDS and PEPFAR to promote the diagnosis and early treatment of childhood HIV/AIDS in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The announcement came after more than 130 religious leaders and health providers met in Kisangani on September 18 to discuss ways to better identify cases of AIDS in children and ...

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Venezuela crisis: Caritas volunteers restore health and hope

Venezuela crisis: Caritas volunteers restore health and hope

Monitoring children at risk of malnutrition Maria Mendoza opens the doors to her driveway in Punta de Mulato, Venezuela in early July. She’s preparing for a weekly growth monitoring session for children under five. Caritas volunteers who have been inspired to help during the Venezuela crisis carry chairs and tables from the Church grounds. A ...

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Strengthening faith-based work on children with HIV in Africa

Strengthening faith-based work on children with HIV in Africa

Caritas Internationalis is joining hands with UNAIDS, PEPFAR and Caritas Nigeria in supporting a regional consultation on the theme “Early Diagnosis and Treatment for HIV-positive Children: Strengthening Engagement of Faith-Based Organisations”. Visit the consultation website There will be 200 participants and experts from all parts of the world, coming together in Abuja, Nigeria on 14-16 ...

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