oa ESR Review : Economic and Social Rights in South Africa - HIV testing and treatment, informed consent and AIDS orphans : feature
|Article Title||HIV testing and treatment, informed consent and AIDS orphans : feature|
|© Publisher:||Dullah Omar Institute|
|Journal||ESR Review : Economic and Social Rights in South Africa|
|Publication Date||Sep 2003|
|Pages||11 - 14|
Extracted from text ... HIV testing and treatment, informed consent and AIDS orphans by Liesl Gerntholtz In a research report commissioned by the Henry J Kaiser Foundation, How households cope with the impact of the HIV/AIDS epidemic, researchers concluded that children ""are the worst affected"". They are affected by the epidemic in many ways - they are orphaned by it, they live with HIV/AIDS, they experience stigma and discrimination (whether or not they have HIV/AIDS), they live in households that are poorer than those that are not affected and they are more vulnerable to abuse and exploitation. The epidemic is eroding many of ..
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