Experiences of African Immigrant Women Living with HIV in the U.K.: Implications for Health Professionals

  title={Experiences of African Immigrant Women Living with HIV in the U.K.: Implications for Health Professionals},
  author={Eunice Wambui Ndirangu and Catrin Evans},
  journal={Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health},
In the U.K. immigrant women from Africa constitute an increasingly large proportion of newly diagnosed cases of HIV. A significant minority of these are refugees and asylum seekers. Very little is known about their experiences of living with HIV/AIDS, their psychosocial needs or their views of health care provision. This paper reports the results of a qualitative study that explored these issues by interviewing eight African women living with HIV in the British city of Nottingham. Women’s… CONTINUE READING


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