Pierre, Russell B.; Ramsay, Donnette Hope; Loudon, Mark
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Department of Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Child Health
HIV/AIDS and Affected Jamaican Children: A Vulnerable Generation
Caribbean Childhoods: From Research to Action
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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.....