Children Affected by HIV and AIDS

The HIV/AIDS pandemic is having a devastating impact on the well-being of children, particularly in those countries with the highest HIV prevalence rates in sub-Saharan Africa, the Caribbean, and parts of Asia. The virus affects children in multiple ways; they may lose one or both parents and other family members, or become infected with the disease.

 

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PEPFAR,

This document provides technical guidance for a variety of PEPFAR issues, including the care of orphans and vulnerable children (OVC), and will be updated routinely as the situation evolves.

Coalition for Children Aected by AIDS and the World Health Organization,

This document sets out the draftadvocacy messages and recommendations for donors, governments, and civil society, which were prioritised by participants of the December 2019 Learning Session co-hosted by the Coalition for Children Affected by AIDS and the World Health Organization to develop an evidence-informed advocacy agenda on adolescent mothers affected by HIV and their children.

Sharron Frood & Edward Purssell - International Journal of Africa Nursing Sciences,

This study used empirical data from health and social care professionals and cluster analysis to identify “barriers to” and “recommendations for” providing care and support to children living as AIDS orphans in township communities in Nelson Mandela Bay South Africa.

Ephodia Sebola, Busisiwe Ntuli, Sphiwe Madiba - The Open Public Health Journal,

This study explored the parenting experiences of orphaned youth heading households in resource-constrainted environments.

Nankie M. Ramabu - Heliyon,

This study sought to determine the needs of the general population of children in Botswana.

Amon Exavery, John Charles, Erica Kuhlik, Asheri Barankena, Alison Koler, Levina Kikoyo & Elizabeth Jere - BMC Health Services Research,

This study assesses whether sex of the caregiver is associated with HIV status of orphans and vulnerable children (OVC) as a valuable strategy for enhanced pediatric case findings.

Ringson, John and Chereni, Admire - African Journal of Social Work,

This paper examines the efficacy of extended family system in OVC care and support in the Gutu District of Zimbabwe.

Barbara Kail, Manoj Pardasani, Robert Chazin - International Social Work,

This article describes the impact on social services of an innovative model of family care in Moshi, Tanzania, aimed at orphaned children and youth who are affected by HIV/AIDS and their caregivers.

Eveline N. Kalomo & Simon George Taukeni - Biopsychosocial Perspectives and Practices for Addressing Communicable and Non-Communicable Diseases,

This foundational chapter attempts to provide readers with content to assist in their understanding of the characteristics, role, and experiences of kinship elderly caregivers of children affected and/or infected by HIV and AIDS.

Adebola A. Adejimi, et al - World Journal of AIDS,

This paper presents the achievements and implications of HIV Programme Development Project (HPDP) funded by World Bank on care and support services for OVC in Osun State, Nigeria.