Title: A Qualitative Study on Coping Mechanisms of People Infected with and Affected by HIV/AIDS

Abstract: This study aim was to exploring and analyzing the major socio-economic and psychological problems and challenges faced by people infected with and affected by HIV/AIDS (PLWHAs). The study ascertained the coping mechanisms/strategies of PLWHAs. The study analyzed the major problems, issues and challenges of PLWHAs. The study assesses the access of PLWHAs to treatment services; effects on women and children of the HIV- infected families; home-based care and community support for PLWHAs. The study adopted an anthropological qualitative technique to gain the understanding of the coping mechanisms of infected with and affected by HIV/AIDS.

Sponsored By: UNDP, HIV/AIDS Program: August 2006.  165p. Availability: Not available

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