Protecting the Future: HIV Prevention, Care and Support Among Displaced and War-Affected Populations

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Overview

* First publication designed specifically for health workers developing programs for HIV-infected and at-risk populations
* Outlines a practical, step-by-step process to implement these programs
* Published in association with the International Rescue Committee

The explosion of the HIV epidemic presents a challenge to relief agencies working with displaced and war-affected communities. Based on work done by the International Rescue Committee (IRC), this book shows how relief agencies, usually present during both the crisis and post-emergency phases, can work with refugees and local people to minimize further spread of HIV and provide care and support to those affected.

The manual is complete with training exercises, activities for engaging the refugee population in HIV prevention work, and references for HIV resources. Protecting the Future is useful not only for humanitarian workers, but for any health professional establishing HIV programs in resource-poor settings.

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"This is an excellent manual that should be in the hands of all humanitarian agencies throughout the world. Recommended for all academic libraries and for those institutions training volunteers."

"Seminal, necessary, and highly recommended."

"Protecting the Future is an exemplary state-of-the-art field tool that addresses not only the needs of communities affected by the conflict but also the challenges humanitarian assistance providers face in preventing and managing the explosion of the HIV/AIDS epidemic."

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781565491625
  • Publisher: Kumarian Press, Inc.
  • Publication date: 3/28/2003
  • Pages: 240
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.90 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Table of Contents

Part One: Preparing Yourselves; 1) Exploring your own knowledge, attitudes and beliefs; 2) Basic facts about HIV infection; 3) Thinking about the community you work with; 4) What role might NGOs play in the response to HIV

Part Two: Engaging the Community; 5) Gathering information — analyzing the situation; 6) The strategic planning process

Part Three: What Can We Do to Contribute to HIV Prevention and Care?; 7) Counseling for HIV prevention and care; 8) Strategies for prevention of sexual transmission; 9) Strategies for prevention of transmission through injecting drug use; 10) Strategies to enable people to live positively with HIV

Part Four: Issues for Health Care Services; 11) Parent-to-child transmission: prevention and care; 12) Strategies for prevention of transmission through blood transfusion; 13) Strategies for prevention of transmission in health care settings; 14) Providing health care and support

Appendices; A) Questions to assist in planning a situation analysis; B) HIV testing strategies; C) PLA exercises for gathering sensitive information — some examples; D) Flow charts for syndromic management of STIs; E) Additional recommended resources and references

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