Community attitudes towards individuals living with HIV in rural KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.

@article{Ndinda2007CommunityAT,
  title={Community attitudes towards individuals living with HIV in rural KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.},
  author={Catherine Ndinda and Chiweni E Chimbwete and Nuala McGrath and Robert Pool and Mdp Group},
  journal={AIDS care},
  year={2007},
  volume={19 1},
  pages={92-101}
}
Antenatal sero-prevalence rates of 30% and more have been reported in KwaZulu-Natal since 1998 and over 50% of all adult deaths in 2000 were due to AIDS. Understanding the changing social and cultural attitudes to AIDS is important in providing contextual information to aid the design of interventions. This paper examines community attitudes towards individuals living with HIV. Eleven focus groups were conducted with men and women. Participants were asked to discuss how people living with HIV… CONTINUE READING