HAPG has revealed that the “art of the possible” is very powerful and that working together can create effective health care.

Through a network, composed mainly of laypeople, and the power of their own deeds, they turn around a situation of death, despair, fear and shame.

Awareness

daily campaigns for small groups reaching 30,000 people a yearHAPG staff members conducting an awareness campaign at the Bela Bela Clinic
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Reach 30.000 people per year through awareness and info.

Daily campaigns for small groups reaching 30,000 people a year.

Counselling & Testing

Counselling & testingHIV counsellor Caroline Mabusela conducting an Adherence counselling with a patient
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Knowing HIV status is a powerful motivation to positive life (500- 600 per month).

100 % Counselling and testing in 2013-2014.

Home Based Care

careNdatoolewe Kalushu and Helena Hafeni doing home visits to their patients in Vingerkraal
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Caregivers walk kilometres a week to support ill people and their families (more than 1000 visits a month).

Daily campaigns for small groups reaching 30,000 people a year.

Adherence Support

adherence support Cecile Manhaeve meets with one of the government Nurses at the centre in Bela Bela Township
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Over 85 % adherence in ART patients.

Support before and on treatment opens new horizons to positive living and strengthens knowledge on HIV (before support groups).

Wellness Clinic

wellness clinicPatients arrive at the Bela Bela clinic and await their turn to be seen by the nurses and doctors
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High quality care by visiting medical doctors and nurses together with lay people, with more than 70 % retention of patients on ART after 10 years. 

100 % Counselling and testing in 2013-2014.

Orphan Care

teams1 Sophy engages with a group of community members at the Wellness Clinic in the Bela Bela township
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Zero new AIDS orphans in the last 4 years.

This has been phased out as antiretroviral treatment brings patients back to active life.

Transport Services

transport servicesTransport can be a challenge even more so for people living with a disability
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These make access to health care possible for all.

Daily campaigns for small groups reaching 30,000 people a year.

Support

supportFizo Lelaka and Rebecca Baloyi, two of the professional nurses at Bela Bela
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Support to all government facilities in Bela Bela by HAPG staff and collaboration on special events.