Without provision of a roof over their head, asylum seekers with HIV are sleeping rough, suffering hunger, and experiencing spiralling health issues. There is a need to establish pathways to enable housing providers to prioritise access to homeless accommodation for asylum seekers who are HIV positive due to their specific vulnerability. This is a public health issue.
Meeting with staff at Waverley Care.
I was informed about research, "They Call Me You Are Aids" which details the stories of asylum seekers who are HIV positive. It provides key recommendations and a copy is available at:
Useful link: Waverley Care Glasgow - http://www.waverleycare.org/contact-us/office-contacts/glasgow/