Caritas presented successful good practices on the sidelines of teh World health Assembly, namely the success stories of joint efforts in tackling the 1991 cholera emergency in Peru or the collaboration with WHO and other experts to respond to the 2014 Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone, Guinea and Liberia.
Caritas lacks money to keep feeding Burundian refugees in Rwanda, even the elderly, new mothers and the sick.
There has been considerable improvement in the care and treatment of children living with HIV. However, Caritas is concerned that progress is slowing down. Antiretroviral therapy (ART) consists of antiretroviral (ARV) drugs to suppress HIV. ART also prevents onward transmission. Huge reductions have been seen in rates of death and infections when ART is used. ...
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 ...
The World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul hears how faith-based organisations and religious leaders were key to ending the Ebola epidemic in West Africa.
Caritas and faith-based organisations (FBOs), launched a roadmap this week detailing what needs to be done by 2020 to prevent more children dying from AIDS-related illnesses.
Massive progress has been made in relation to diagnosis and treatment of HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, since the early 1980s. In 2015, UNAIDS announced we reached the milestone of getting 15 million people on anti-retroviral treatment.