The Impact of HIV/AIDS on the Health Sector

Author: 
Shisana, O
Published by: 
Human Sciences Research Council
ISBN: 
1-875017-85-2
This report emanates from the results of a study that examined the impact of HIV/AIDS on the public and private health facilities in South Africa, and outlines the subsystems that are affected. Both public and private sector health facilities have reported an increase in the number of patients seeking clinical care for people living with HIV/AIDS, leading to increased admissions to medical and paediatric wards and increased workloads. This study addresses these issues and makes recommendations for managing the HIV/AIDS case load.
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