The role of counselling in community support for HIV/AIDS in Uganda

Balmer, D.H., Seeley, J. and Bachengana, C. (1996) The role of counselling in community support for HIV/AIDS in Uganda. Counselling Psychology Quarterly, 9 (2). pp. 177-190. ISSN 0951-5070

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Abstract

HIV/AIDS counselling in medical related programmes focuses upon pre- and post-test counselling. The MRC programme in rural Uganda, a high prevalence area, began with pre- and post-test counselling, but as it was a community based programme this was not found to be adequate. As the programme developed, the counselling service became a way of strengthening the community to withstand the effects of HIV/AIDS. The paper describes the de-centralization of the counselling programme from a medical centre to community centres. To monitor and evaluate the programme a set of quantitative and qualitative indicators were developed, these are introduced and discussed.

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Faculty \ School: Faculty of Social Sciences > School of International Development
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Date Deposited: 01 Nov 2013 13:04
Last Modified: 21 Apr 2020 22:06
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/44097
DOI: 10.1080/09515079608256362

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