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The first step is beginning to come to terms with our diagnosis. It’s important to understand that the wide range of feelings and emotions we are experiencing are completely normal. HIV is no longer a death sentence. With access to treatment care and support, we can still live long and fulfilling lives.
Your Sexual Health and Family Planning
Living with HIV will affect intimate relationships and our sex lives. Some women feel guilty or embarrassed about having HIV, or are really anxious about passing HIV to others. These are common reactions. Chances are, however, that you will want to have sex again; the good news is that there is no reason why you can’t.
Learning about the Treatment Options
From acceptance to action - managing our HIV. Once we know we are HIV positive, we can take steps to manage our health and give ourselves the best chance to prevent HIV from progressing. Gathering information about HIV and antiretroviral therapy (ART) will help us make the best of our situation.
About Peer Support
Peer support by, with and for women living with HIV creates an enabling environment for us to feel empowered and take control of our lives again after an HIV diagnosis. Shared experiences can address common concerns we may face, like stigma and disclosure. Personal support from another woman living with HIV can be uplifting, supportive and counters a sense of isolation.
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Encontrar grupos de apoio
O apoio entre pares dado por mulheres, com mulheres e por mulheres portadoras de VIH, cria um ambiente favorável para nos sentirmos capacitadas e tomarmos novamente o controlo das nossas vidas após um diagnóstico de VIH.Ler mais