Caregiving in the era of HIV and AIDS: experiences of a South African HIV-positive woman

SOURCE: Care in context: transnational gender perspectives
OUTPUT TYPE: Chapter in Monograph
PUBLICATION YEAR: 2014
TITLE AUTHOR(S): T.X.Maluleke
SOURCE EDITOR(S): V.Reddy, S.Meyer, T.Shefer, T.Meyiwa
KEYWORDS: CARE, CAREGIVERS, HIV/AIDS
Print: HSRC Library: shelf number 8351

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Abstract

This chapter is based on the lived experiences of Vulani, a woman living with HIV and AIDS, who has the experience of being the primary family caregiver for her husband, she has also been a care recipient. Vulani's story is used in order examine the concept of care, that is, how it is perceived and experienced.