"It's like giving birth to the sick person for the second time" PDF Print E-mail

AUTHOR: N. Hunter
DATE: 2007
PUBLISHER: School of Development Studies, University of Kwazulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa

This paper based on findings from the KwaZulu-Natal Income Dynamics Study (KIDS) describes caregivers' perspectives on providing care for HIV positive family members. The paper focuses on understanding what care provision means to family caregivers and in turn why they provide care. More centrally it highlights various aspects of the experience of providing care and the effects of care on caregivers' lives. The report highlights the role of female caregivers.

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