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COVID-19 Global Diaries: 'How my all-female, HIV-positive health workers are shielding other sufferers'

1 month ago   |   By Marie Claire

In Mozambique there are 2.2m people living with HIV, which is why Ilda Kuleba, country director of mothers2mothers, is on mission to protect those most at risk from coronavirus When it became clear that no borders would stop COVID-19, I knew I had to prepare for the pandemic hitting Mozambique. As Country Director for mothers2mothers , I lead a 300-strong team of frontline health workers, all women, all living with HIV, who are called ‘Mentor Mothers'. These women provide vital health services and support to families affected by HIV and I knew my window of opportunity to protect both our...
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