Malawi - more efforts needed to promote the positive health, dignity and preventions needs of people living with HIV (2010).

19 Jun 2013

A total of 2272 people living with HIV  were interviewed on their experiences of stigma and discrimination.

Nearly 90% of respondents indicated that they had children, of whom, nearly one quarter had one or  more HIV positive children. Additionally Over 80% of respondents reported children orphaned due to AIDS living in their household with 71.5% reporting 1 to ­4 orphaned children, 11% reporting 5 to 10  orphaned children with  an average of 3 orphans per household. Most of these families  reported facing problems associated with food security.