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What are the Benefits and Barriers of Communicating Parental HIV Status to Seronegative Children and the Implications for Jamaica? A Narrative Review of the Literature in Low/Middle Income Countries

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10.7727/wimj.2013.087
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357–63
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This article reviews the literature in low/middle income countries on parental disclosure of HIV status to seronegative children and examines the benefits and barriers to disclosure from the perspective of parents with HIV. Implications for future research in Jamaica are discussed.

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Objective: To examine the benefits/barriers for HIV positive parents of communicating their status to seronegative children in low/middle income countries in order to inform policy and practice in Jamaica.

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e-Published: 14 Aug, 2013
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