Managing uncertainty around HIV/AIDS in an urban setting: private medical providers and their patients in Pune, India.

@article{Kielmann2005ManagingUA,
  title={Managing uncertainty around HIV/AIDS in an urban setting: private medical providers and their patients in Pune, India.},
  author={Karina Kielmann and Deepali D Deshmukh and Sucheta Deshpande and Vinita Datye and John Porter and Sheela Girish Rangan},
  journal={Social science & medicine},
  year={2005},
  volume={61 7},
  pages={1540-50}
}
Changing epidemiological patterns and the advent of new rapid diagnostic technologies and therapies have created considerable uncertainty for providers working in HIV. In India, the demand for HIV care is increasingly being met by private practitioners (PPs), yet little is known about how they deal with the challenges of managing HIV patients. To explore HIV management practices in the private medical sector, a survey was conducted with 215PPs in Pune, India, followed by in-depth interviews… CONTINUE READING