Health

The interface between GBV and HIV thrusts the health sector into a multi-faceted medical and psychosocial environment. GBV and HIV health risk factors and vulnerabilities are interrelated as causal and outcome elements. Research shows of the inter-linkages that exist between the two, and why need for comprehensive strategies to enable implementation of effective strategies for prevention and response. The multi-sectoral approach anticipates the health sector to provide the fulcrum for clinical and psychosocial care, besides supporting litigation processes through evidence collection. This section seeks to provide a resource pool on what has been done to help effectively prevent and/or respond to these concerns from a health perspective

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