“It is not possible to go inside and have a discussion”: How Fear of Stigma Affects Delivery of Community-Based Support for Children’s HIV Care

Authors Busza, J. , Simms, V. , Chikwari, C.D. , Dauya, E. , Bandason, T. , et. al.

Date 2018

Keywords Global, Health Equity, HIV/AIDS, Research and Evaluation Methods, Scope of Practice

This qualitative study examines the impact of stigma on the uptake of support services for children diagnosed with HIV in Zimbabwe. Community health workers adapted their approaches to home visits to accommodate patients’ resistance and fear of stigma.