To promote and facilitate comprehensive rights-based TB, HIV and AIDS and SRH interventions that respond to the needs of persons with disabilities in southern Africa through appropriate support to Federations of Disabled Peoples’ Organisations and other stakeholders.
DHAT’s mandate is advocacy for disability inclusive HIV and AIDS Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) services, policies, legislation and practices. DHAT promotes the rights and capabilities of Persons with Disabilities (PWDs). It aims at achieving inclusion through involvement and meaningful participation of PWDs in socio-economic, SRH, HIV and AIDS interventions.
DHAT’s advocacy work aims to create an environment of involvement and support for disability inclusive legislation, policy and practice in SRH, HIV and AIDS service delivery using a rights-based approach
Our facebook page purpose is to contribute to the visibility of DHAT across the world and promote rights of persons with disabilities
The Disability, HIV and AIDS Trust [DHAT] is a not-for-profit non-Governmental organization promoting HIV and AIDS responses that address needs and empowerment of persons with disabilities. DHAT builds and strengths capacities of DPOs in Southern Africa. DHAT has country programs in Botswana, Malawi, Zambia and Zimbabwe. The regional Secretariat is in Harare, Zimbabwe.