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Title Reaching Out, Scaling Up: Eight case studies of home and community care for and by people with HIV/AIDS: Case Study
Call Number KAPAL Perempuan 613 IND R
ISBN/ISSN 92-9173-108-0
Author(s) UNAIDS - Personal Name
Subject(s) HIV/AIDS
Classification 613
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Language Indonesia
Publisher UNAIDS
Publishing Year 2001
Publishing Place Switzerland
Collation 114 hlm; 25 cm
Abstract/Notes The theme of this report, Reaching out, scaling up, reflects a concernthat has become increasingly important in the past few years. All too often,good local-level responses to HIV/AIDS—best practices, in other words—haveremained local and small-scale. The many lessons learned have not been translated into bigger projects or wider coverage. For a variety of reasons—human or resource constraints, the terms under which donors operate, etc. action in many countries remains sporadic and patchy rather than comprehensive. ‘Boutique’ projects may provide services for one or two communities, while large areas of the countryside have nothing. This is tragic, because the HIV/AIDS epidemic continues to spread.Moreover, infection levels are generally highest where access to care is lowest, and social and economic safety nets that might help families cope with theimpact of the epidemic are badly frayed. In sub-Saharan Africa, for instance, the incidence of the disease is increasing three times faster than the money needed to control it

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