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Care, Involvement and Action: Mobilizing and supporting community responses to HIV/AIDS care and support in developing countries (2000)
"This report shares the highlights and lessons learned from the second year of “Community Lessons, Global Learning”, a programme set up by the Alliance in partnership with Glaxo Wellcome’s Positive Action programme, to share lessons about responding to HIV/AIDS between communities, countries and continents. The programme was carried out through a series of intensive workshops aimed at sharing lessons and experiences to strengthen the capacity of community-based organizations in Ecuador, Senegal, Zambia and from countries across Asia. Topics include linking prevention and care and enhancing the quality of community care and support."
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Comfort and hope: Six case studies on mobilizing family and community care for and by people with HIV/AIDS (1999)
"This is a collection of experience (case studies, good practice, lessons learned) from six care and support projects."
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Comprehensive Care and Support Services Assessment in Five Central American Countries (2003)
This document summarizes an assessment of comprehensive care and support of PLHA. The assessment identified three sets of issues: care and support within the health care systems; training issues for health care professionals and others; and quality of life issues for PLHA.
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Expanding the Care Continuum for HIV/AIDS: Bringing Carers into Focus (2004)
"This review explores the specific issues that cluster around the provision of ""care"" in the context of HIV/AIDS. The care economy provides an important lens through which to view the HIV/AIDS pandemic, as it illuminates the increased labor, time and other demands placed upon households and shows the assumptions on which norms and expectations of care provision are based are increasingly being challenged."
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National AIDS Programmes: A Guide to Monitoring and Evaluating HIV/AIDS Care and Support (2004)
"This guide describes what care and support programmes are, what a system for monitoring and evaluating care and support should look like, and indicators for monitoring and evaluating various components of a care and treatment programme"
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Reaching Out, Scaling up: Eight case studies of home and community care for and by people with HIV/AIDS (2001)
This report focuses on projects and programmes that have been able to scale up or reach out, and in doing so have brought an improved quality of life to PLHA. Two of the initiatives are from Asia, five are from Africa, and one is from Latin America.
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The Care and Support Cellule (2003)
"The Senegalese national HIV/AIDS Alliance (ANCS) provides technical and financial support to organizations caring for and supporting people living with HIV/AIDS locally. It has done this through cellules – multi-disciplinary teams that include healthcare providers, social workers, health educators and people living with HIV/AIDS themselves, to provide integrated care. This report outlines the characteristics, strengths and positive impact of the cellule approach, as well as its weaknesses. It also provides practical steps for those wishing to establish similar associations elsewhere. It includes topics such as facilitating access to medication, and mutual support among people living with HIV/AIDS."
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The Involvement of People Living with HIV/AIDS in the Delivery of Community-based Prevention, Care and Support Services in Ecuador (2000)
This is a summary of the results of a research study undertaken in Ecuador between June 1999 and May 2000. It presents the national context in which civil society has mobilized around HIV/AIDS in Ecuador, the different types of PLHA involvement that have been identified on the basis of the sample of organizations involved in the study, some of the advantages and disadvantages of the different forms of involvement, the impact involvement has on PLHA, on the organizations and on the services they offer and, finally, the factors that limit or encourage involvement. In addition, some of the results of the research relating to gender and involvement are also presented.
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