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Book Chapter
Author, Analytic
Pierre, Russell B.; Ramsay, Donnette Hope; Loudon, Mark
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Department of Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Child Health
Title, Analytic
HIV/AIDS and Affected Jamaican Children: A Vulnerable Generation
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Caribbean Childhoods: From Research to Action
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Place of Publication
Kingston, Jamaica
Publisher Name
Ian Randle
Date of Publication
2005
Volume ID
2
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82-99
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Abstract
HIV/AIDS is not simply a life-threatening disease; it poses major psychosocial challenges for all whose lives are touched by it. Children are particularly vulnerable, both because of their dependent status and because they lack the emotional tools to deal with their situations. Health care and social work professionals play a pivotal role in dismantling the barriers to appropriate care and support, and in developing and implementing policies that would address these challenges.....
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