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Community-based AIDS prevention and care in Africa

Ann Leonard

Community-based AIDS prevention and care in Africa

building on local initiatives : results of four action-research interventions in East and Southern Africa

by Ann Leonard

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Published by Population Council, Positive Action in Dakar, Senegal, Middlesex, UK .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa.,
  • Africa, Eastern.,
  • Africa, Southern.
    • Subjects:
    • AIDS (Disease) -- Africa.,
    • Community health services -- Africa.,
    • Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome -- prevention & control -- Africa, Eastern.,
    • Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome -- prevention & control -- Africa, Southern.,
    • Community Health Services -- Africa, Eastern.,
    • Community Health Services -- Africa, Southern.,
    • Delivery of Health Care -- organization & administration -- Africa, Eastern.,
    • Delivery of Health Care -- organization & administration -- Africa, Southern.,
    • Teaching -- Africa, Eastern.,
    • Teaching -- Africa, Southern.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesPrévention et soins du SIDA au niveau communautaire en Afrique :
      Statementreport prepared by Ann Leonard and Esther Muia.
      ContributionsMuia, Esther.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsRA643.86.A35 L46 1998
      The Physical Object
      Pagination33, 35 p. :
      Number of Pages35
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3984056M
      LC Control Number2001311501

        to alone, HIV prevention programs averted more than $ billion in direct medical costs. Despite progress, far too many people still are not benefiting from quality HIV care and prevention. Nationally, just 39 percent of people living with HIV in the United States are currently receiving care forFile Size: 1MB. These massive inputs and the colossal and urgent needs at hand make systematic monitoring and evaluation of control and prevention of HIV infection and AIDS patient care programs critical to maximizing their cost effectiveness, particularly in resource-poor countries (World Bank ).Cited by: 1.

      Caring From Within: Key Findings and Policy Recommendations on Home-based Care in Zimbabwe Health & Development Networks and the Southern Africa HIV and AIDS Information Dissemination Service, January [PDF, K] Community-Based AIDS Prevention and Care In Africa: Building On Local Initiatives, Case Studies from Five African Countries . Our current portfolio leverages relationships and funding to engage, mobilize, and create community ownership, build sustainability of programs, and create linkages between HIV/AIDS prevention, care, treatment, and support services and other relevant intervention areas such as food, nutrition, and livelihoods in many countries around the world, including three in sub-Saharan Africa.

        HIV/AIDS Treatment, Prevention and Care United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) is a co-sponsor of the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS). In accordance with the UNAIDS division of labour, UNODC is the lead agency for HIV prevention and care amongst injecting drug users and in prison settings. However, like most African countries, it stood to benefit from a large influx of foreign funds specifically targeted at HIV/AIDS prevention and care. What Adia Benton chronicles in this ethnographically rich and often moving book is how one war-ravaged nation reoriented itself as a country suffering from HIV at the expense of other, more.


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Community-based AIDS prevention and care in Africa. [No authors listed] With the support of the Welcome Foundation Limited's "Positive Action" Program, the Population Council has undertaken a 3 year project entitled "Community-Based AIDS Prevention and Care in Africa: Building on Local Initiatives.".

An estimated 12 million children aged 17 and under have lost one or both parents to AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa (UNICEF, a). Despite recognition of the magnitude and negative consequences of this problem, there is little evidence on “what works” to improve the well being.

With the support of the Welcome Foundation Limited's "Positive Action" Program, the Population Council has undertaken a 3 year project entitled "Community-Based AIDS Prevention and Care in Africa: Building on Local Initiatives." This project is underway in 5 countries: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.

Culture and African contexts of HIV/AIDS prevention, care and support ABSTRACT Culture plays a vital role in determining the level of health of the individual,the family and the community. This is particularly relevant in the context of Africa,where the values of extended family and community significantly influence the behaviour of the individual.

HIV/AIDS continues to be the pandemic of our times and there has not been a comprehensive medically based AIDS prevention book published in the last 5 years. It is estimated that 36 to 45 million people including million children already are infected worldwide and an additional million more are infected each year.

The COPHIA community-based health workers, with the support of clinical and non-clinical supervisors, provide the direct physical and emotional care and support services to PLWHA and orphans and vulnerable children in the project catchment area with the support of trained primary caregivers.

[from author]. Community-based HIV/AIDS Prevention, Care and Support Program This case study is a review of U.S. Pathfinder in Kenya’s OVC program model and documents lessons learned.

Pathfinder International’s Community Based HIV/AIDS Prevention, Care, and Support Program (COPHIA) focuses on working with community-based organizations (CBOs).

The various CBOs can be partners in HIV/AIDS prevention, patient care/support and control programs. They may facilitate efforts to curb the spread of HIV through the expansion of awareness creation and prevention initiatives and also provide patient care and support.

Inclose to 5 million new HIV infections and 3 million AIDS deaths occurred, more of both than in any previous year.

Sub-Saharan Africa remains the region most affected by HIV/AIDS; however, the virus is now spreading rapidly in Asia and parts of Eastern Europe. Best Books about HIV/AIDS (Fiction and Non-Fiction) Non-fiction and fiction books covering thirty years of AIDS Africa, the West, and the Fight Against AIDS by.

Helen C. Epstein (Goodreads Author) Understanding and Preventing AIDS: A Book for Everyone by. Chris Jennings. it was amazing avg rating — 1 rating. home-based care (CHBC) program to persons infected and affected by HIV/AIDS.

In Sub-Sahara Africa where the HIV/AIDS epidemic is of paramount concern, the nature of the disease, weak public health infrastructure, spiraling health costs, and lack of resources has made community home based care a necessity in the continuum of care in Sub-Saharan File Size: 1MB.

HIV and AIDS: Treatment, Prevention and Care. UNODC is a co-sponsor of the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS).

In accordance with the UNAIDS division of labour, UNODC is the lead agency for HIV prevention and care. understand the course of HIV/AIDS in adults and adolescents, but also to control and manage it.

The Government expects that all those providing care for People Living with HIV or AIDS in Nigeria will strive to attain the standard prescribed in this guideline. Prof. Eyitayo Lambo Honourable Minister of HealthFile Size: KB.

A Practical Guide To Implementing Community-Based HIV-Prevention Services: Experiences shared and lessons learned from South Africa Report from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Desmond.

Byfor instance, about 10 million people living with HIV in East and Southern Africa and million in West and Central Africa were on ARVs, according to the report.

Review Community-based organizations in HIV/AIDS prevention, patient care and control in Ethiopia Helmut Kloos 1, Tadesse Wuhib2, Damen Haile Mariam3 and. HIV/AIDS For the Ethiopian Health Center Team. HIV/AIDS has become a major public health problem worldwide.

This guide covers the following topics: Significance and Brief Description Of HIV/AIDS, Epidemiological Case Study, Clinical Features, Diagnosis, Case Management, Prevention and Control of AIDS. vi Foreword HIV/AIDS is a crisis that expands beyond the health sector and will soon touch everyone in Africa.

It is a development problem that defies easy answers and routine Size: KB. The main objective of this review is to provide a preliminary evaluation of the suitability of community-based organizations (CBOs) to contribute to HIV/AIDS prevention, care/support and control programs in Ethiopia.

In order to put CBOs and programs in the context of HIV transmission and spread, the role of the Multisectoral HIV/AIDS Strategy () and Cited by: 4. in Africa are trained in HIV/AIDS prevention and care. This Idea Book offers some practical strategies for assessing and responding to the effects of HIV on each of Peace Corps’ project areas, including: Agriculture and Environment, Small Enterprise Development, Health, Youth, and Education.

The book also offers. TABLE OF CONTENTS WORKPLACE HIV/AIDS PROGRAMS CHAPTER FOUR WORKPLACE HIV/AIDS PREVENTION AND CARE PROGRAMS 43 Changing the Environment That Facilitates HIV/AIDS 45 Education, Including on Responsible Employee Sexual Behavior 46 Condom Distribution 48 Treatment of Sexually Transmitted Infections 49 HIV Counseling, Testing and Support 50 HIV/AIDS File Size: KB.

CDC South Africa developed a comprehensive HIV care package in January to educate and provide support services to people living with HIV. The package covers topics such as acceptance of status, disclosure, partner counseling and testing, psychosocial support, nutrition counseling, treatment adherence counseling, and outreach services.Ideological blinders have led to millions of preventable AIDS deaths in Africa.

Dr. Edward C. Green, former director of the Harvard AIDS Prevention Project, describes how Western AIDS “experts” stubbornly pursued ineffective remedies and sabotaged the most successful AIDS prevention program on that ravaged by: 7.