Articles by Keyword: Resource Poor Settings

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  1. Boundaries of care: the role of the school in supporting vulnerable children in the context of HIV and AIDS

    Boundaries of care: the role of the school in supporting vulnerable children in the context of HIV and AIDS

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    This paper is a response to a growing vision of schools as sites of care and support for vulnerable children in the context of HIV and AIDS. The aim is to interrogate this notion and to raise some key issues...
  2. Disclosure among HIV-positive women: the role of HIV/AIDS support groups in rural Kenya

    Disclosure among HIV-positive women: the role of HIV/AIDS support groups in rural Kenya

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    Disclosure by people living with HIV or AIDS is critical for HIV prevention and care. However, many women choose not to disclose their HIV status for fear of negative outcomes, such as blame and rejection. The World Health Organization suggests...
  3. Why HIV/AIDS should be treated as exceptional: arguments from sub-Saharan Africa and Eastern Europe

    Why HIV/AIDS should be treated as exceptional: arguments from sub-Saharan Africa and Eastern Europe

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    The idea that HIV and AIDS gets too much attention and funding emerged in 2008 with a call to end 'AIDS exceptionalism.' This article outlines a short history of AIDS exceptionalism — the idea that HIV and AIDS require a...
  4. Children as caregivers of older relatives living with HIV and AIDS in Nyang'oma division of western Kenya

    Children as caregivers of older relatives living with HIV and AIDS in Nyang'oma division of western Kenya

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    There is growing debate about the situations of children who care for a relative with HIV-related illness, especially in developing countries with high HIV prevalence. In particular, there is inadequate information on the long-term consequences of children taking on this...
  5. Resilience through participation and coping-enabling social environments: the case of HIV-affected children in sub-Saharan Africa

    Resilience through participation and coping-enabling social environments: the case of HIV-affected children in sub-Saharan Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    Many children and youths living in low-resource and high-HIV-prevalence communities in sub-Saharan Africa are presented with daily hardships that few of us can even imagine. It is therefore no surprise that most research reporting on the experiences of HIV-affected children...
  6. Building partnerships to support community-led HIV/AIDS management: a case study from rural South Africa

    Building partnerships to support community-led HIV/AIDS management: a case study from rural South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    The importance of partnerships between marginalised communities and support agencies (from the public sector, private sector and civil society) is a pillar of HIV/AIDS management policy. Such alliances are notoriously difficult to promote and sustain. We present a case study...
  7. Understanding diversity in impact and responses among HIV/AIDS-affected households: the case of Msinga, South Africa

    Understanding diversity in impact and responses among HIV/AIDS-affected households: the case of Msinga, South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    To gain a more comprehensive understanding of the impact of HIV and AIDS on rural households in Msinga, South Africa, the sustainable livelihoods framework was adapted. An ethnographic perspective was employed to examine: 1) the impact of HIV/AIDS-related illnesses on...
  8. Disclosure of HIV status: experiences of patients enrolled in an integrated TB and HAART pilot programme in South Africa

    Disclosure of HIV status: experiences of patients enrolled in an integrated TB and HAART pilot programme in South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    The convergence between the tuberculosis (TB) and HIV epidemics has led to studies investigating strategies for integrated HIV and TB care. We present the experiences of a cohort of 17 patients enrolled in the first integrated TB and HIV treatment...
  9. Addressing the HIV/AIDS—food insecurity syndemic in sub-Saharan Africa

    Addressing the HIV/AIDS—food insecurity syndemic in sub-Saharan Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    Recently a few vocal health experts have suggested that some of the billions of dollars currently used to prevent and treat HIV and AIDS be reallocated to address more basic problems such as malnutrition, tuberculosis, malaria, and enteric and diarrheal...
  10. In-vitro diagnostics (IVDs) innovations for resource-poor settings: The Indian experience

    In-vitro diagnostics (IVDs) innovations for resource-poor settings: The Indian experience

    This article illustrates how the present institutional arrangements and the policy regime under perusal have not been able to support the development of an ecosystem for innovation-making for in-vitro diagnostics (IVDs) for resource-poor settings. Policies favouring trade liberalization and foreign...