Continental, Healthcare

Continental HIV programme

Number: 100.1020

Mission 21 supports the health projects of its partner churches in the DRC, Tanzania, Cameroon, Nigeria and South Su-dan. The health and HIV expert Emery Mpwate accompanies the project partners on site. The focus is on health prevention and education programmes, which help to prevent new infections with dangerous pathogens. One focus is on the prevention of HIV/AIDS.

Activities

  • Targeted training of multipliers in the areas of education and prevention work. 

  • Homecare and support for affected individuals (nursing, palliative care, terminal care, support for AIDS orphans and caregivers in the family, etc.).

  • Basic and advanced training for employees in HIV work (education, prevention, support and nursing care for those affected, treatment with ARTs, etc.).

  • Basic and advanced training for peer educators within the target groups (especially young people and young adults).

  • Social and economic support for people with HIV and their family members.

  • Ongoing development and networking of partner organisations' programmes by healthcare expert Emery Mpwate.

  • Representing interests and active lobbying work in church, political, business and social circles (advocacy).