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Research data: FAMILY PARTICIPATION
2020 Service providers' perceptions of families caring for children with disabilities in resource-poor settings in South Africa
Caring for children with disabilities (CWD) is a challenging task for families and service providers alike. Even though previous research ha...
2016 Taking HIV testing to families: designing a family-based intervention to facilitate HIV testing, disclosure, and intergenerational communication
Facility-based HIV testing does not capture many adults and children who are at risk of HIV in South Africa. This underscores the need to pr...Download this report
2014 Fragile families' experiences of caring for HIV-positive children: selected cases from the Eastern Cape and KwaZulu-Natal
This chapter is drawn from a larger qualitative research project that sought to investigate and document the ways in which home-based care f...
Families form an integral part of society and in fostering individual well-being. Despite the acknowledged importance of family, the associa...