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Book Chapter
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Brandon, M.; Brown, Paul D.
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Department of Basic Medical Sciences
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The need for home-based care of persons with HIV/AIDS in Barbados
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The Caribbean AIDS epidemic
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Kingston, Jamaica
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University of the West Indies Press
Date of Publication
2000
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Abstract
Argues the case for increasing national support for systems of domicialiary or home-based care for persons living with HIV/AIDS (PWAs) in the Caribbean and specifically targets Caribbean governments, programme planners, policymakers, NGOs and private sector organizations. While the focus is on Barbados, Trinidad and Tobago and Jamaica are also discussed. The experiences of the AIDS Support Organization (TASO) in Uganda, and AIDS Care Education and Training (ACET) in Europe, Asia and Africa are used to illustrate the potential of sustainable domicialiary care.....
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