A controlled study of an HIV/AIDS/STI/TB intervention with faith healers in Vhembe District, South Africa.

  title={A controlled study of an HIV/AIDS/STI/TB intervention with faith healers in Vhembe District, South Africa.},
  author={Tshilidzi M. Mashamba and Karl Peltzer and Thelma X. Maluleke and Tholene Sodi},
  journal={African journal of traditional, complementary, and alternative medicines : AJTCAM},
  volume={8 5 Suppl},
The aim of the study was to develop an HIV and AIDS training manual, and to evaluate the knowledge, attitudes and management of faith healers of Apostolic churches regarding HIV and AIDS, before and after they attended an HIV and AIDS training programme. A quasi-experimental intervention design was used with faith healers affiliated with the United African Apostolic Church (UAAC) in the Thulamela and Musina municipalities of Vhembe District, Limpopo Province, South Africa. A total of 103 faith… CONTINUE READING

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