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Section 5: Selected resources

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

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

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Background material 

bullet AIDS and children: a lifetime of risk. 
bullet Strategies for hope series. TALC. 
A series of booklets which provide practical strategies on AIDS prevention and care in developing countries through an exploration of specific case studies.
bulletAIDS orphans: a community perspective from Tanzania. Mukoyogo, MC and Williams, G. 
ActionAid, 1991.
bulletLiving positively with AIDS: The AIDS Support Organisation (TASO), Uganda. Hampton, J.
ActionAid, 1990. 
bulletThe caring community: coping with AIDS in urban Uganda. Williams, G and Tamale, N. 
ActionAid, 1991.
bulletMeeting AIDS with compassion: AIDS care and prevention in Agomanya, Ghana. Hampton, J. 
ActionAid, 1991.
bullet Children's rights and HIV: a framework for action. 
National Children's Bureau.
bullet Clinical tuberculosis, Crofton, J et al. Macmillan, London, 1992. 
bullet Nutrition for developing countries. 
Savage King, F and Burgess, A. 
ELBS, London, 1993.



bullet AIDS action
Aimed at health workers and educators working at the primary level, it provides practical information on a wide range of care and prevention issues concerning AIDS, HIV and sexually transmitted infections. Published quarterly by Healthlink Worldwide. Free to developing countries.
bullet Child Health Dialogue
Aimed at a broad range of health workers in developing countries, it is a forum for the exchange of information about the prevention and treatment of key childhood diseases, as well as providing practical advice on related health education. Published quarterly by AHRTAG. Free to developing countries.


Practical guidelines and training materials 

bullet AIDS home care handbook. GPA/WHO 
(WHO/GPA/IDS/HCS/93.2), Geneva, 1993. 
bullet Child-to-child: a resource book. Bonati, G and Hawes, H. 
Child-to-Child Trust, London, 1992.
bullet Food for people living with HIV/AIDS. Network of African People Living with HIV / AIDS, Nairobi.
bullet Guidelines for the integrated management of childhood illness
A series of workbooks forming the basis of a modular training course for health workers.
WHO/UNICEF, 1996. 
bullet HIV testing and informed consent-guidelines for health care workers
HIV and human rights pamphlet 2, AIDS Law Project, Witwatersrand, January 1995.
bullet Practical guidelines for preventing infections transmitted by blood or air in health-care settings. 
Discusses the risks to carers and patients of infections from hepatitis B, HIV and tuberculosis, and describes strategies to prevent infection. AHRTAG, 1996.
bulletTuberculosis and children: the missing diagnosis. Explains how to diagnose and treat TB in children, and outlines control strategies. AHRTAG, 1996.



bullet Healthlink Worldwide (AHRTAG)
bullet AIDS Law Project 
University of Witwatersrand, P Bag 3, Witwatersrand 2050, South Africa.
Institute of Education, 20 Bedford Way, London WC1H 0AL, UK. 
Tel: +44 171 612 6650; Fax: +44 171 6126645
bullet Children and AIDS International NGO Network (CAINN) 
International Coalition on AIDS and Development,
100 Argyle Avenue, Ottawa, Ontario, K2P 1B4, Canada. 
Tel: +1 6137885107; Fax: +1 613 788 5052 


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bullet Defence for Children International 
PO Box 88, CH-1211 Geneva 20, Switzerland. 
bullet European Forum on HIV/AIDS 
Children and Families, London Lighthouse, 
111-117 Lancaster Road, London W11 1QT, UK. 
Tel: +44181 3835697; Fax: +44 181 383 5620
bullet Family AIDS Caring Trust 
PO Box 970, Mutare, Zimbabwe. 
Tel: +2633963902 
bullet Family Health Trust 
Anti-AIDS Project PO RW 754, Lusaka, Zambia.
Tel: +260 1 223589; Fax: +260 1 222834 
bullet International Catholic Child Bureau (ICCB) 
63 Rue de Lausanne, CH-1202, Geneva, Switzerland.
Tel: +41 22731 3248; Fax: +41 22 731 7793 
bullet National Children's Bureau 
8 Wakely Street London EC1 V 7QE, UK.
Tel: +44 171 278 9441: Fax: +44 171 278 9512
bullet Network of African People Living with HIV/AIDS (NAP+) 
PO Box 30218, Nairobi, Kenya.
bullet Panos Institute/Panos Publications 
9 White Lion Street, London N1 9PD, UK. 
Tel: +44 171 278 1111; Fax: +44 171 2780345
bullet Teaching-aids At Low Cost (TALC) 
PO Box 49, St Albans, Herts AL1 5TX, UK. 
Tel: +44 1727853869; Fax: +44 1727 846852
bullet United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) 
3 UN Plaza, New York, NY 10017, USA. 
Tel: +1 2123267166; Fax: +1 2123267336
20 Avenue Appia, CH-1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland. 
Tel: +41 22 791 3666; Fax: +41 22 791 4187
bullet WHO 
20 Avenue Appia, CH-1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland. 
Tel: +41 22 791 4652; Fax: +41 22 791 0317 56


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