The PIDC continues to be busy with average daily attendance exceeding 100 patients, yet it continues to provide unsurpassed care and treatment to all clients. There are currently 2,404 patients on our active follow up list, 55% of whom fall under WHO clinical stage 3 or 4 – meaning moderate or severe HIV disease. The population under our care is composed of 962 young patients aged 12 years and below, 935 patients between the ages of 13 and 18, and 507 patients over 18 years. Our annual mortality rate remains low at 0.2%, due in part to the fact that 92% of our patients on HAART have an undetectable viral load.
We continue to offer our patients comprehensive, multidisciplinary, world class care under one roof, with specialties including;
The staff in the PIDC continue to assist in the mentoring of visiting scholars, paediatric residents from the University of Botswana, trainee nurse prescribers, and other professionals - e.g. social workers, psychologists, and nutritionists—who come for their attachment in the clinic.