Care for AIDS orphans in Uganda: findings from focus group discussions.

@article{Ntozi1995CareFA,
  title={Care for AIDS orphans in Uganda: findings from focus group discussions.},
  author={James P. M. Ntozi and J Mukiza-gapere},
  journal={Health transition review : the cultural, social, and behavioural determinants of health},
  year={1995},
  volume={5 Suppl},
  pages={
          245-52
        }
}
The care of AIDS orphans in several regions of Uganda has recently been studied. The study also investigated how the various societies in Uganda have coped with the orphan problem since the onset of the AIDS epidemic. Changes in past and present coping mechanisms are discussed, with recommendations made for the future. Data were collected during 1992 from 241 men and 218 women in focus groups in Uganda's Hoima, Kabale, Mbarara, Masaka, Iganga, and Mbale districts. The participating men and… CONTINUE READING

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