Meeting the Reproductive Health Needs of Youth Living with HIV in Tanzania: A Qualitative Study

The Pathfinding Fund is supporting several studies on innovative Pathfinder approaches in Tanzania, Ethiopia, and Mozambique. In October 2011, Pathfinder published a working paper entitled “Meeting the Reproductive Health Needs of Youth Living with HIV in Tanzania: A qualitative study exploring the experiences and perceptions of young home based care clients, their caregivers, and care providers.” The report highlighted the difficulty that adolescent HBC clients have in discussing sex, their need for accurate information about sexuality, and the importance of tailoring services adolescents with HIV based on their age and experience. It was presented in Tanzania in November and two manuscripts are being developed based on the study.

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