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C Alexis-Thomas

HIV/AIDS: Perceptions of the Grenadian Faith-based Community

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356–61
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This exploratory study of the perceptions of the Grenadian Faith-based Community about HIV/AIDS and persons living with HIV/AIDS (PLHIV/AIDS) brought to the fore the multiple socio-economic and cultural dimensions that underlie HIV/AIDS and that must be considered in prevention efforts as well as in the development of appropriate strategies to support PLHIV/AIDS.

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Objective: This exploratory study conducted in 2008 aimed at gathering the views and opinions of leaders of the faith-based community (FBC) in Grenada about the increased incidence of HIV/AIDS in the Caribbean region including their beliefs and attitudes towards persons living with HIV/AIDS (PLHIV/AIDS).

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e-Published: 07 Oct, 2013
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