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I am a counselor for children and teenagers/adolescents and work on Elma project in Kisubi Hospital, Entebbe. The goal is to identify HIV positive children and teenagers/adolescents and link them to HIV care and retain them on treatment.
We had many children with high viral load and others with adherence to treatment challenges. My role was to support the children and improve their adherence to reduce their viral load. Health workers were doing tests like blood pressure, HIV status,…Continue
I used to do sensitization and counselling for HIV, Drug and Substance abuse, sexual and reproductive health and life skills education amongst senior secondary schools Youths in Entebbe Uganda. Once in every term (three months). My approach was for an expert in a way that what is right for them, I also told them what to do and what not to do. But I realized that it was not very effective because they are adolescents they are experimenting and experiencing different things and all…Continue
I work as a counselor on different projects related to HIV, reproductive health, drugs and substance abuse with the young persons and key populations.
Before I started using SALT our approach was to give solutions to these people we used to work with, counsel them how to live their life better. And give them guidelines how to do everything. This was not very effective in helping them to change their behavior because the solutions were ours and which they could not apply in their life.…Continue