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All HIV and AIDS activities within the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality (NMBM) is co-ordinated by the AIDS Training, Information and Counseling Centre (ATICC).
Address: Corners of Abblett and Standford Roads, Korsten
Tel No: +27 (41) 453 2233
INTEGRATED HIV AND AIDS STRATEGIC PLAN
ATICC, as the driving force behind HIV and AIDS programmes within the Metro, is driven by the Integrated HIV and AIDS Strategic Plan which is currently in draft format.
Key strategies within this Plan focuses on:
- Treatment, Care and Support
- Human and legal rights
- Monitoring, research and surveillance
As an institution the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan Municipality is required to place focus on HIV and AIDS both within the institution (internal) and outside the institution (external) specifically in providing HIV and AIDS services to the community of the Nelson Mandela Bay Metropolitan Municipality. It is further essential that HIV and AIDS should occupy a central focus in all service delivery components within the institution.
ANTI-RETROVIRAL TREATMENT SITES
Anti-Retroviral Treatment is available from the following fascilities within Nelson Mandela Bay.
Primary Health Care Sites
Kwazakhele Community Health Centre
Laetitia Bam Community Health Centre
Motherwell Community Health Centre
New Brighton Clinic
Rosedale Community Health Centre
Walmer 14th Avenue Clinic
Du Preez Street Clinic (Despatch)
Dora Nginza Provincial Hospital
Livingstone Provincial Hospital
Uitenhage District Hospital
Empilweni Specialised Hospital
Jose Pearson Specialised Hospital
Ozmond Specialised Hospital
St Albans Correctional Services (Serving Correctional facilities in Nelson Mandela Bay and Cacadu)
See links to ECDoH reports.
IMPACT OF HIV AND AIDS ON NELSON MANDELA BAY METROPOLE
a) Increasing the burden of disease at all health care levels.
b) Decreasing productivity (increasing illness, absenteeism, family responsibility)
c) Potential population decrease requiring review of spatial and infrastructure planning
d) Alternative housing development planning for a changing nuclear family.
e) Urgent elimination of infrastructure backlogs in housing, sanitation (bucket system, household waste disposal) to decrease risk of infection in HIV positive people.
f) Increasing demand for social welfare support due to AIDS debilitation and death resulting in large numbers of orphans.
g) Increase in non-payment of municipal services due to loss of income from increased household expenditure on health care, burials and death of “breadwinners”.
h) Increase in the number of indigent households and requests for burial of destitute persons.
i) Increased demand for allocation of land for cemeteries and subsidized burial sites.
ATICC aims to address the key strategies of the Integrated HIV and AIDS Plan through 3 programmes, namely: