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An exploration of promoters and inhibitors of coordination between organizations involved in HIV/AIDS activities in Livingstone District, Zambia.

by Chibwe, Duffrine Chishala

Abstract (Summary)

The district health report for Livingstone, Zambia, outlined an increasing prevalence of HIV/AIDS iun the district. In 1998 the prevalence wsas at 29%, in 2000 at 30%, in 2002 at 31.8% and in 2004 at 31%. This was above the national prevalence of 20% according to CBoH statistics of 2004. The district has been implementing the HIV/AIDS prevention in various organizations during the past 3 years. Most of the organizations implementing the HIV/AIDS preventive activities do not work collaboratively with other sectors and this has resulted in un-coordinated activities and wstage of the limited resources. This exploratory qualitative study aimed at undestanding participants' perceptions of factors influencing coordination between different organizations that are involved in the implementation of HIV/AIDS activities, and to note the impact that this had in the implementation of activities in a multisectoral approach to HIV/AIDS prevention.

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School:University of the Western Cape/Universiteit van Wes-Kaapland

School Location:South Africa

Source Type:Master's Thesis

Keywords:hiv infections zambia aids disease

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Date of Publication:01/01/2006

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