HIV/AIDS SELECT ARTICLES - Perceptions, Strategies and Education

Perceptions of children and community members on orphans:

In this paper, Foster et al find that orphan concerns included feeling

different from other children, stress, stigmatization, exploitation,

schooling, lack of visits and neglect of support responsibilities

by relatives.

Strategies for providing care and support to children orphaned

by AIDS:This brief review of strategies suggests that

orphan community based care care is cheaper and more effective

than institutions notes the key elements of such programmes.

Education - An Antidote for the Spread of HIV/AIDS:

Because there is no universally accepted curative drug for the

treatment of the epidemic, this report describes an attempt at

providing education as a preventive method for the spread of the

deadly disease.


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