World Mental Health Day Q&A: Dr. Eugene Rugira

To mark World Mental Health Day 2018, AHC’s Clinical Services Director, Dr Eugene Rugira, explains why mental health support is critical to combat HIV.   Why is mental health counselling important for HIV patients?   HIV is a chronic disease, with no definitive cure or vaccine. Just hearing these basic facts, without supplementary information, is enough to cause panic. Whether a patient is waiting for a result or hearing they are HIV-positive for the first time,

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