The social impact of HIV infection on women in Kigali, Rwanda: a prospective study.

@article{Keogh1994TheSI,
  title={The social impact of HIV infection on women in Kigali, Rwanda: a prospective study.},
  author={Paul Keogh and Susan L Allen and C Almedal and B Temahagili},
  journal={Social science & medicine},
  year={1994},
  volume={38 8},
  pages={1047-53}
}
In Rwanda, a central African country, the prevalence of HIV infection now exceeds 30% in urban adults. This study identifies the social services and counseling needs of women who are already infected with the HIV virus, the outcome after disclosure of the woman's HIV test result to her partner and estimates the social support available to the women from their partners and relatives. Fifty-five HIV-positive women in Kigali were interviewed in 1988 and 47 of this group were interviewed again in… CONTINUE READING