The Integration of HIV/AIDS Care and Support into Primary Health Care in Gauteng Province

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dc.contributor.author Modiba, P
dc.contributor.author Schneider, H
dc.contributor.author Weiner, R
dc.contributor.author Blaauw, D
dc.contributor.author Gilson, L
dc.contributor.author Zondi, T
dc.contributor.author Kunene, X
dc.contributor.author Brown, K
dc.date.accessioned 2008-01-04T08:37:53Z
dc.date.available 2008-01-04T08:37:53Z
dc.date.issued 2002-07
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10539/3940
dc.description The information contained in this publication may be freely distributed and reproduced, as long as the source is acknowledged, and it is used for non-commercial purposes. en
dc.description.abstract This study aimed to assess the integration of HIV/AIDS care and support in Gauteng’s primary health care (PHC) services. With this aim in mind, the research sought to provide answers to three main sets of questions. Firstly, are care and support services for people with HIV/AIDS being provided at PHC clinics, what is the quality of these services, and to what extent are these services being utilised? Secondly, are the inputs (e.g. staff knowledge and attitudes) and support systems (e.g. drug supplies), necessary for good quality, accessible HIV/AIDS care, present in the PHC infrastructure? Thirdly, what if any, systems changes are required to improve the access and quality of PHC services for people living with HIV/AIDS? This research was conducted in collaboration with, and partly funded by, the Gauteng Provincial Department of Health which is in the process of disseminating primary health care clinical guidelines in the Province. en
dc.description.sponsorship Funders of the Health Systems Trust include : Department of Health (South Africa) Department for International Development (UK) Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation (USA) Commission of the European Union Rockefeller Foundation en
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dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Centre for Health Policy - School of Public Health - University of the Witwatersrand en
dc.subject aids en
dc.subject care en
dc.subject gauteng en
dc.subject local government en
dc.subject hiv en
dc.subject primary en
dc.subject health en
dc.subject care en
dc.title The Integration of HIV/AIDS Care and Support into Primary Health Care in Gauteng Province en
dc.type Technical Report en


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