Increasing access to anti-retro viral treatment for women and girls living with HIV/AIDS : the case study of Kikuyu North Ward, Dodoma Region

dc.contributor.advisorShungu, Hamidu Abadallahen_US
dc.contributor.authorToufiq, Muhammad Hassanen_US
dc.date.accessioned2010-07-02T18:48:24Z
dc.date.available2010-07-02T18:48:24Z
dc.date.issued2007en_US
dc.description.abstractThe increasing accessibility to HIV/AIDS treatment for girls and women project supported the implementation of Tanzania government initiative to provide free ant-retroviral drugs for the people living with HIV/AIDS. The project ensured equitable access to HIV treatment and care, notably for acutely vulnerable populations such as girls and women. The project focused on following cross - cutting and institutional actions which facilitated program towards ensuring equitable access to HIV treatment for girls and women. Project objectives were: (1) to conduct information campaigns for interest groups on availability of HIV treatment, this had biggest impact on awareness of people on availability of HIV treatment. This was done in workshop manner and home visits. (2) To mobilize women and girls and encouraging couples counseling at voluntary testing for HIV centers to better ensure male involvement. This supported results oriented service delivery and enabled more people to be tested. In turn it reduced rate of new infections, and improved their access to HIV treatment. (3) To increase economic improvement for women and girls living with HIV through access to micro - credit programs, job and skills training and assistance with property and inheritance rights, these were done by lobbying and facilitating linkage of women and girls living with HIV/AIDS to micro -lending institutions, this had biggest impact on reducing income poverty among women and girls living with HIV/AIDS. Linking women and girls living which HIV/AIDS to legal services ensured their property and inheritance rights are respected by community members. (Author abstract)en_US
dc.description.bibliographicCitationToufiq, M. H. (2007). Increasing access to anti-retro viral treatment for women and girls living with HIV/AIDS: the case study of Kikuyu North Ward, Dodoma Region. Retrieved from http://academicarchive.snhu.eduen_US
dc.description.degreeMaster of Science (M.S.)en_US
dc.description.schoolSchool of Community Economic Developmenten_US
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dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/10474/432
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.publisherSouthern New Hampshire Universityen_US
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dc.rightsAuthor retains all ownership rights. Further reproduction in violation of copyright is prohibiteden_US
dc.rightsHolderToufiq, Muhammad Hassanen_US
dc.sourceOriginal format: Bound CED Project Report, Shapiro Library, Southern New Hampshire Universityen_US
dc.subject.lcshSouthern New Hampshire University -- Theses (Community Economic Development)en_US
dc.subject.lcshOpen University of Tanzania -- Theses (Community Economic Development)en_US
dc.subject.otherpublic healthen_US
dc.subject.otheryouthen_US
dc.subject.otherHIV/AIDSen_US
dc.subject.othersexually transmitted diseaseen_US
dc.subject.otherDodoma Urban District (TZ)en_US
dc.subject.otherDodoma Region (TZ)en_US
dc.subject.otherTanzaniaen_US
dc.titleIncreasing access to anti-retro viral treatment for women and girls living with HIV/AIDS : the case study of Kikuyu North Ward, Dodoma Regionen_US
dc.typeThesisen_US
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