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Practical information for health
workers, educators and community
carers on HIV, AIDS and sexually
transmitted infections covering care,
support and prevention.

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Acknowledgements

Caring with Confidence - Practical information for health workers who prevent and treat HIV infection in children

Acknowledgements
Introduction
How HIV and AIDS affect young children
Preventing HIV infection in young children
Diagnosis, treatment and care
Issues for health workers
Selected resources
Glossary
Appendix 1
Appendix 2

 

 

 

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  Acknowledgements

 

AIDS action - practical information for health workers, educators and community carers on HIV, AIDS and sexually transmitted infections covering care, support and prevention.

This briefing paper was compiled by Kathy Attawell, consultant, and designed by Ingrid Emsden, Healthlink Worldwide Design and Production Officer.

 
Healthlink Worldwide would like to thank the following organisations and individuals for their contribution to this publication: Dr Mazuwa Banda, Dr Simon Mphuka, Karen Sichinga and Catherine Shawa of the Churches Medical Association of Zambia for hosting a workshop on young children and HIV which helped to identify information needs and provide a framework for the development of the briefing paper; Dr Geoff Foster and Dr Connie Osborne who were facilitators at the workshop and provided suggestions for the briefing paper; participants at the workshop who shared experiences and information; Coral Jepson and Jackie Hoskins of Healthlink Worldwide's Child Health Programme and Sian Long and Chris Castle of Healthlink Worldwide's AIDS and Sexual Health Programme who provided background material and suggestions.

Additional technical information and review has been provided by Harry Campbell (UK), Charles Gilks (UK), Eric Mercier (UNICEF), Angus Nicoll (UK), Eric van Praag (WHO), Felicity Savage (WHO), Sam Kalibala (UNAIDS), Mark Connolly (UNAIDS), David Robinson (WHO), Joanne Manchester (UK), and Jean Emmanuel (WHO).

This briefing paper has been produced as a contribution to the 1997 World AIDS Campaign with the theme 'Children Living in a World with AIDS'. The purpose of the publication is to increase awareness of the issues being faced by children and families affected by the HIV epidemic. Publication and distribution of this briefing paper has been funded by the Swedish International Development Authority (SIDA) and UNAIDS, with additional financial support from the Department of International Development Cooperation, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Finland, the European Union, and HIVOS (the Netherlands).




Caring with confidence: practical information for health workers who prevent and treat HIV infection in children

Published by the Healthlink Worldwide,

Healthlink Worldwide 1997-2003 

Any part of this publication may be reproduced without permission for educational and non-profit uses if the source is acknowledged. 

Cover photographs by P Almasy/WHO, Piers Cavendish/SCF, Jeremy Homer and Carolyn Watson/UNICEF.

Layout by Em Associates, London. 

Printed by Russell Press, Nottingham. 

ISBN 0 907320 41 4



    



 

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