Directory of Helping Services | HIV/AIDS Programme

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Details

Parent Organisation DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
Contact Person Kimberley Ball
Phone Number 278-6442 or 278-6487
Cell Number 332-8881
Fax Number 292-6777
Email Address kaball@gov.bm
Website Address www.gov.bm
Facebook Page facebook/DepartmentofHealthBermuda
Physical Address 67 Victoria Street, Hamilton HM 12
Mailing Address P.O. Box HM 1195, Hamilton HM EX
Hours of Operation 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Monday to Friday (Closed: 12:30 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.). After hours and weekends messages may be left on voicemail.

About HIV/AIDS Programme

Purpose

• To prevent the transmission of HIV disease.
• To assist infected and affected persons with HIV disease with the management of their disease by providing education, treatment and social support.

Services

  • Provide health education on the prevention and control of HIV/AIDS and the treatment of sexually transmitted infections.
  • Provide educational programmes and workshops.
  • Evaluate and assess home care needs of persons with HIV disease.
  • Conduct home visits for nursing care and education.
  • Provide pre and post-test HIV counselling.
  • Provide counselling re: death and dying.
  • Educate discordant couples on Pre – exposure prophylacsis treatment for HIV disease.
  • Educate the public on Post Exposure Prophylactics’ treatment after possible exposure to HIV disease.
  • Works with S.T.A.R. (Supportive Therapy for persons with AIDS and their Relative) providing social support.

Categories: AIDS and HIV, Counselling, Education, Health - Physical