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Collaborating with traditional healers for HIV prevention and care in sub-Saharan Africa

suggestions for programme managers and field workers.

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Published by UNAIDS in Geneva .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • AIDS (Disease) -- Prevention -- Africa, Sub-Saharan,
  • Transcultural medical care -- Africa, Sub-Saharan,
  • Healers -- Africa, Sub-Saharan,
  • Medical cooperation -- Africa, Sub-Saharan

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesUNAIDS best practice collection
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRA643.86.A357 C65 2006
    The Physical Object
    Pagination54 p. ;
    Number of Pages54
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17180715M
    ISBN 109291733423
    LC Control Number2007358572

    Collaborating With Traditional Healers For Hiv Prevention And Care In Sub Saharan Africa Author: Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS ISBN: Genre: Medical File Size: 52 MB Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi.   Increasing access to antiretroviral therapy (ART) is a critical goal endorsed by the United Nations and all of its member states. At the same time, anecdotal accounts suggest that the promotion of unproven AIDS 'cures' and remedies are widespread, and in the case of The Gambia, Iran and South Africa, have been promoted by governments directly. Although a range of legislative and regulatory Cited by:

    Traumatic grief in young people in Sub-Saharan Africa: a scoping review Holly Taggart,1 Sheila Greatrex-White,2 1Mental Health Commission, CentreForum, Westminster, UK; 2School of Health Sciences, Queen's Medical Centre, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK Aim: To identify relevant and pertinent themes and interventions within the literature relating to childhood traumatic grief, in order. Collaborating with Traditional Healers for HIV Prevention and Care in Sub-Saharan Africa: Suggestions for Programme Managers and Field Workers (Paperback) Unaids £ Paperback.

      Collaborating with Traditional Healers for HIV Prevention and Care in Sub-Saharan Africa: Suggestions for programme managers and Field workers. UNAIDS. Geneva. UNICEF (). A report card of Adolescents in Zambia: United for Children. UNICEF. Lusaka. World Health Organisation (). The world Health Report: Sharping Our Future. Geneva: WHO. (). UNAIDS: Collaborating with Traditional Healers for HIV Prevention and Care in sub-Saharan Africa: Suggestions for Programme Managers and Field Workers. Best Practice Collection. (). Virginia physician sentenced for illegally marketing aloe vera 'treatments'.Author: Joseph J Amon.


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Collaborating with Traditional Healers for HIV Prevention and Care in Sub-Saharan Africa: Previous collaborative initiatives with traditional healers in Africa have described case studies and outlined their successes and failures. This document illustrates with clearly defined steps how successful collaborative initiatives have accomplished.

Collaborating with traditional healers for HIV prevention and care in sub-Saharan Africa: suggestions for programme managers and field workers. Book, Internet Resource: ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: "UNAIDS/E."--Page 2 of cover. Description.

Collaborating with Traditional Healers for HIV Prevention and Care in sub-Saharan Africa These Guidelines are designed to assist government officials, policy-makers, programme managers, trainers, and health workers in bridging the gap between traditional and biomedical health systems or in scaling up existing initiatives.

Author by: David S. Simmons Languange: en Publisher by: Vanderbilt University Press Format Available: PDF, ePub, Mobi Total Read: 71 Total Download: File Size: 41,6 Mb Description: As sub-Saharan Africa continues to confront the runaway epidemic of HIV/AIDS, traditional healers have been tapped as collaborators in prevention and education terms of this collaboration.

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Google Scholar Wedel, J. Author: Bethany Green, Erminia Colucci. Collaboration between traditional healers and biomedical practitioners is now being accepted by many African countries south of the Sahara because of the increasing problem of HIV/AIDS. The key problem, however, is how to initiate collaboration between two health systems which differ in theory of disease causation and management.

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After decades in the shadows, South Africa's traditional healers, known as "sangomas," are modernising and becoming big business. But doctors warn that they cannot treat diseases like TB or HIV. Duration: As discussed in Chapter 1, current resource constraints in donor nations and the growing HIV-related needs and demand for treatment in Africa are at g well-functioning health systems, 2 African nations are ill prepared to confront the looming HIV/AIDS burden of to Accordingly, the international community must focus on enabling them to muster the necessary internal resources.

HIV in South Africa: Talking about the big thing. London: Taylor and Francis. Google Scholar. Suggested Resources. Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS).

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Increasingly the centrality of culture is being recognised as important to HIV/AIDS prevention, treatment, care and support. With culture having both positive and negative influences on health behaviour, international donors and policy makers are beginning to acknowledge the need for cultural approaches to the AIDS crisis (Nguyen et al., ).Cited by: Collaboration with Traditional Healers in AIDS Prevention and Care in Sub-Saharan Africa: a Comparative Case Study Using UNAIDS Best Practice Criteria.

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