The challenges HIV/AIDS poses to nurses in their work environment
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The aim of this paper is to take a closer look at the challenges that HIV/AIDS poses to nurses in South African health facilities, as well as the impact that it may have on future health care provision. It is argued that HIV/AIDS is not the only factor that impacts on nurses in South African health facilities, but that political and economic change, an increase in the demand for health services, a shrinking nursing corps and unsatisfactory working conditions contribute to the challenges faced by them. The effect of all these factors could seriously threaten the quality of health care in South Africa.
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