Caring for HIV-positive orphans in the context of HIV and AIDS: perspectives of Botswana grandmothers.

@article{Shaibu2016CaringFH,
  title={Caring for HIV-positive orphans in the context of HIV and AIDS: perspectives of Botswana grandmothers.},
  author={Sheila Shaibu},
  journal={International journal of older people nursing},
  year={2016},
  volume={11 4},
  pages={315-323}
}
BACKGROUND Botswana has a human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) prevalence of 18.6% and an estimated 137 805 orphans in a population of approximately two million people. Many of these orphans are cared for by their grandmothers, who struggle with caring for orphans suffering from a disease they know very little about. METHODS The purpose of this exploratory qualitative study was to explore experiences of grandmothers caring for HIV-positive orphan grandchildren. RESULTS The ages of the… CONTINUE READING
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