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  1. South African Eastern Cape Contexts Influencing the Quality of Community Home-Based Care

    South African Eastern Cape Contexts Influencing the Quality of Community Home-Based Care

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study explored the perceptions of the quality of community home-based care (CHBC) as provided by volunteer caregivers in a South African Eastern Cape district. Data on perceptions regarding quality of care were collected from 76 community informants (32 volunteer...
  2. Relationships, partnerships and politics in the lives of the urban poor in AIDS-afflicted Swaziland

    Relationships, partnerships and politics in the lives of the urban poor in AIDS-afflicted Swaziland

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    This paper seeks to better understand how poor urban families caring for children are able to access help from beyond the kinship group in a setting where HIV prevalence has risen to over 40%. The fieldwork shows that livelihoods were...
  3. Human-rights perspectives on caregiving of people with HIV: the case for the Kanye home-based care programme, Botswana

    Human-rights perspectives on caregiving of people with HIV: the case for the Kanye home-based care programme, Botswana

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    The article discusses the human rights associated with caregiving to people with HIV or AIDS, based on empirical findings about a community home-based care programme in Kanye, Botswana. The study was explorative in nature and qualitative in design and used...
  4. A critical historical analysis of the South African Catholic Church's HIV/AIDS response between 2000 and 2005

    A critical historical analysis of the South African Catholic Church's HIV/AIDS response between 2000 and 2005

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    The South African HIV and AIDS experience is unique in many ways considering the country's delayed and robust epidemic, the apartheid context, and successive HIV-denialist government regimes. While the struggle for democracy may have overshadowed the enormity of the unfolding...
  5. Children's caregiving of HIV-infected parents accessing treatment in western Kenya: challenges and coping strategies

    Children's caregiving of HIV-infected parents accessing treatment in western Kenya: challenges and coping strategies

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    This article describes qualitative research carried out in rural western Kenya in a setting characterised by poverty and high HIV prevalence. It discusses the responsibilities and challenges that children face when becoming the primary caregiver to an HIV-infected parent enrolled...
  6. Home-based care for people living with AIDS in Zimbabwe: voluntary caregivers' motivations and concerns

    Home-based care for people living with AIDS in Zimbabwe: voluntary caregivers' motivations and concerns

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    Similar to the healthcare systems of other resource-constrained countries with a high prevalence of HIV and AIDS, Zimbabwe's healthcare system encourages communities and non-governmental organisations (NGOs) to support the public healthcare sector by initiating home-based care activities and training volunteers...
  7. Validating that palliative care giving is a stressful occupation: the case of the Kanye community home-based care programme, Botswana

    Validating that palliative care giving is a stressful occupation: the case of the Kanye community home-based care programme, Botswana

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Family Practice
    Background: It remains an incontrovertible fact that the phenomenon of HIV/AIDS has not only posed major health and development challenges, but is also a stressor experienced at local, regional and global levels. This article explores the stress-related challenges facing volunteer...
  8. Gender discrepancies in the HIV/AIDS Community Home-Based Care Programme in Kanye, Botswana

    Gender discrepancies in the HIV/AIDS Community Home-Based Care Programme in Kanye, Botswana

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Family Practice
    The aim and objective of this paper is to discuss the gender discrepancies associated with caregiving based on empirical findings from the Kanye HIV/AIDS Community Home-Based Care (CHBC) Programme. The research study was explorative and descriptive in nature and qualitative...
  9. Support for volunteer caregivers and its influence on the quality of community home-based care in the Eastern Cape, South Africa

    Support for volunteer caregivers and its influence on the quality of community home-based care in the Eastern Cape, South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The factors influencing the quality of community home-based care (CHBC) were explored from the perspective of volunteer caregivers, their clients and key informants in a South African Eastern Cape district. Focus group discussions and semi-structured interviews were used to collect...
  10. Reckoning HIV/AIDS care: A longitudinal study of community home-based caregivers and clients in Swaziland

    Reckoning HIV/AIDS care: A longitudinal study of community home-based caregivers and clients in Swaziland

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    The article is a descriptive case study of a community home-based care (CHBC) organisation in Swaziland that depicts the convergence of CHBC expansion with substantially improved health outcomes. Comprised of 993 care supporters who tend to 3 839 clients in...