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Project Description

Patient Support tools for HIV-infected children

The following set of tools has been designed to assist HIV programs and health care workers in supporting HIV-infected children and their families, including:

  • Patient Support for HIV-infected Children Guide: This guideline is meant to assist HIV programs in the design and implementation of support strategies specifically aimed at children. It contains background information, recommendations around a minimum package of activities for children, as well as training modules for health care workers. It is available in EnglishFrançais, and Português.
  • Child counseling cards: These cards act as basic visual aids to facilitate communication with children and adolescents on issues related to HIV.  They are available in English and Français.
  • Setting-specific HIV disclosure counselling guides are available from projects in Khayelitsha (partial and full disclosure), Chiradzulu, and Thyolo.
  • DVD exists that is entirely devoted to educational materials and background literature on paediatric support. The DVD can be ordered by sending an e-mail request to saar.baert@brussels.msf.org, MSFOCB’s Patient & Community Support Advisor.

Project Details

  • Date November 2, 2013
  • Tags HIV, Patient education and counseling

Response (1)

  1. Sam Doepoh
    June 24, 2014 at 5:59 pm · Reply

    Hello Saar:
    We are working with PLWHAs in Liberia and they need training modules for children. I would like to know the procedure to obtain copies of these pedicaric modules and and pictorial.
    thanks
    Sam

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