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Protecting Childhood in the AIDS Pandemic: Finding Solutions that Work

Jody Heymann, Lorraine Sherr, and Rachel Kidman (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199765126
eISBN:
9780199918942
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199765126.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Each year, over a quarter of a million children die of AIDS. Another 2 million children currently live with HIV, most in sub-Saharan Africa. Millions more are affected when AIDS enters their families ... More


Meeting the Essential Needs of All Children

Jody Heymann, Lorraine Sherr, and Rachel Kidman

in Protecting Childhood in the AIDS Pandemic: Finding Solutions that Work

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199765126
eISBN:
9780199918942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199765126.003.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter provides figures on the scale of the problem of children affected by AIDS. It details the impact on children infected and affected by the disease, and describes the different ways in ... More


The Central Role of Families in the Lives of Children Affected by AIDS

Linda M Richter

in Protecting Childhood in the AIDS Pandemic: Finding Solutions that Work

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199765126
eISBN:
9780199918942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199765126.003.0002
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter argues that families, rather than individual children, need to be the targets for efforts to mitigate the effects of HIV and AIDS on children. First, families in all their diversity have ... More


Strength Under Duress: Community Responses to Children’s Needs

Geoff Foster, Nathan Nshakira, and Nigel Taylor

in Protecting Childhood in the AIDS Pandemic: Finding Solutions that Work

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199765126
eISBN:
9780199918942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199765126.003.0003
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter examines the role of communities in the support of orphaned and vulnerable children (OVC) in the context of the HIV/AIDS epidemic. To the extent to which they are capable, communities ... More


Education in a Pandemic: The Needs of School-aged Children

Xiaoming Li and Yan Guo

in Protecting Childhood in the AIDS Pandemic: Finding Solutions that Work

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199765126
eISBN:
9780199918942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199765126.003.0005
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Children’s life chances are dramatically shaped by the extent to which they succeed in school. Because of this, it is crucial for programs to be able to support the successful school entry of ... More


Choices and Consequences: Should Resources Be Directed Toward AIDS-affected Children or Poor Families? Targeting Choices, Methods, and Evidence

Michelle Adato

in Protecting Childhood in the AIDS Pandemic: Finding Solutions that Work

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199765126
eISBN:
9780199918942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199765126.003.0010
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter examines whether social assistance programs should be targeted. It asks whether and who to target, and addresses the technical, ethical, and political questions involved in targeting ... More


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