Outreach and Care Approaches to HIV/AIDS Along the US-Mexico Border (Hardback)
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Outreach and Care Approaches to HIV/AIDS Along the US-Mexico Border (Hardback)

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Hardback 190 Pages / Published: 30/12/2006
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The United States-Mexico border region extends over 2,000 miles, and those residing there struggle to come to grips with several health and poverty challenges. Outreach and Care Approaches to HIV/AIDS Along the US-Mexico Border discusses the various complex factors influencing the control of HIV/AIDS along the US-Mexico Border. The book presents in-depth insights into the problems of language differences, lack of resources, poverty, culture, social stigma, fear of rejection from their communities, and other pressing issues dealing with this devastating health challenge. Practical approaches and strategies are detailed, emphasizing culturally sensitive health care practices.

Outreach and Care Approaches to HIV/AIDS Along the US-Mexico Border reveals the latest research and assessment of services currently taking place in various states along this region. Innovative outreach strategies are described, along with accompanying studies detailing the program's success in targeting a specific issue. The book is extensively referenced and includes numerous tables and figures to clarify ideas and quantify data.

Topics in Outreach and Care Approaches to HIV/AIDS Along the US-Mexico Border include:
Health Resources and Services Administration's efforts of its HIV/AIDS Bureau (HAB)
practical expanded HIV counseling and testing
a study on personal lifestyles and demographics of 1200 HIV seropositive individuals
current research on health access issues
the New Mexico Border Health Initiative (NMBHI) use of peer outreach with programmatic elements, implications for practice, and recommendations for program coordinators
the implementation and evaluation of an AIDS Education and Training Center (AETC) physician training program
examination of an effective pilot HIV prevention intervention targeting Mexican/Latino migrant day laborers
counseling intervention for female sex workers
Transcultural Case Management (TCM) intervention program and its results

Outreach and Care Approaches to HIV/AIDS Along the US-Mexico Border shines a crucial spotlight on the neglected problem of HIV and AIDS along border areas. The book is an important addition to the literature for social workers, health care professionals, and anyone involved with providing effective social, educational, and clinical services to all individuals affected by HIV/AIDS.

Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
ISBN: 9780789034663
Number of pages: 190
Weight: 454 g

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