Tag Archives: HIV/AIDS

HIV/AIDS Refresher Training Days in Aboke, Northern Uganda

  This past week was a busy an exciting week for me here in Uganda, with facilitating HIV/AIDS training sessions for work during the week and running mountains for fun on the weekend.

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Diving head first into Lesotho.

Lately there has been a constant theme of, “where did time go?” Since arriving in Lesotho, more often than not I find myself thinking about how quickly the weeks go by. A new life in an unfamiliar country, surrounded by … Continue reading

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Project Development: Setting up a Shelter for Sex Workers in Lira

I am just about half way through my contract here in Lira, Uganda with lots of exciting projects on the go! It’s been busy busy busy to say the least, which is great because it is making the time fly … Continue reading

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All for one and one for all!

Community /kəˈmjuːnɪti/ – The people of a district or country considered collectively, especially in the context of social values and responsibilities. A feeling of fellowship with others, as a result of sharing common attitudes, interests, and goals.

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Uganda: Awaken your senses!

I boarded my flight to Uganda three weeks ago and promised myself that I wouldn’t have any expectations for the journey I was setting out on for the next six months. That’s not to say that I came into this … Continue reading

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Busy Days in Belize

How is it already December?! I can’t believe I only have two more months left in Belize – this internship has been flying by. I keep meaning to update this blog more regularly, but it’s already been over a month … Continue reading

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Video: World AIDS Day 2013 in Belize

Video by Avneet Dhillon As part of this series of posts about World AIDS Day in different regions of the Caribbean, I put together this presentation about World AIDS Day in Belize. It covers some of the different events that … Continue reading

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Beyond the ‘ABC’s of HIV: The Need to Address HIV as a Development Issue

 By Claire Wilmot & Carli Melo ‘Getting to Zero’—zero new HIV infections, zero discrimination, and zero AIDS-related deaths—is this year’s World AIDS Day theme in support of the UNAIDS strategy for 2011-2015. Yet, today, the road to ‘zero’ for many … Continue reading

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