Academic research, case studies, and reports on HIV/AIDS and people with disabilities.
As It Is: Research Findings on the Knowledge, Attitude, Practice & Access to HIV and AIDS Information and Services Amongst Persons with Disability
- This study was created to obtain scientifically processed information concerning the knowledge, attitude, and practice among people with disabilities and HIV & AIDS in Kenya. PDF format.
Challenges and Successes in Addressing the Exclusion of People with Disabilities from HIV Prevention, Testing and Treatment
- The case studies explored in this paper demonstrate successful local and nationwide responses to the spread of HIV/AIDS among people with disabilities. The disabled people's and AIDS organizations highlighted are addressing the intersection of disability and AIDS in holistic, gender-sensitive and integrated ways. PDF format.
Disability and HIV/AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa: Barriers to Prevention
- This article addresses the state of HIV/AIDS with people with disabilities. Many people with disabilities are not taught about HIV/AIDS because theya re believed to be asexual. The article argues that this is not true and people with disabilities have equal rights to knowledge about HIV/AIDS.
Disability and HIV/AIDS: At a Glance
- An article interested in the integration of disability issues with HIV/AIDS initiatives. It provides facts, a list of 'do's and don'ts' when trying to address disability issues in AIDS work, as well as useful resources for further investigation.
Double Burden: A Situation Analysis of HIV/AIDS and Young People with Disabilities in Rwanda and Uganda
- This document presents the results of comprehensive and in depth study of youth with disabilities and HIV/AIDS issues. In addition to providing data, the report is useful for its basic outline of the issues surrounding the intersections of HIV/AIDS and people with disabilities. The document includes a range of targeted recommendations for policy-makers, grassroots workers, and researchers.
Effective HIV/AIDS and Reproductive Health Information to People with Disabilities
- This study was designed to explore and understand the sexual and reproductive health needs and experiences of people with disabilities, their perceptions about HIV/AIDS and how best information on HIV/AIDS can be communicated to people with various forms of disabilities.
HIV/AIDS & Disability: Capturing Hidden Voices
- This study critically reviews the known social, economic, and medical risks associated with living with a disability with reference to implications for HIV infection and proposes a three-tiered typology of intervention. PDF format.
HIV/AIDS and Individuals with Disability: The Yale University/ World Bank Global Survey on HIV/ AIDS and Disability
- This study critically reviews the known social, economic, and medical risks associated with living with a disability with reference to implications for HIV infection and proposes a three-tiered typology of intervention.
HIV/AIDS and People with Disability
- Groce argues for the need to address the incidence of HIV/AIDS amongst people with pre-existing disabilities, as well as access for people with disabilities to AIDS services. It is one of the first articles to appear in a peer-reviewed medical journal that acknowledges the vulnerability of people with disabilities to HIV/AIDS.
Study on Reproductive Health and HIV/AIDS Among Persons with Disabilities in Kampala, Katakwi and Rakai Districts
- A study done in 3 districts in Uganda to investigate the repoductive health and HIV/AIDS knowledge base of persons with disabilities; establish the beliefs, perceptions and reproductive health practices of persons with disabilities; identify constraints faced by persons with disabilities in their bid to seek reproductive health services and suggest possible strategies through which reproductive health service delivery could be improved amond persons with disabilities.
Too Few to Worry About? Or Too Many to Ignore?: The Exclusion of People with Disabilities from HIV Programmes in India
- Building on data presented in Nora Goce's Global Survey, the report looks more closely at the experiences of people with disabilities in the face of HIV/AIDS and includes data collected from more than 500 individual interviews with people with disabilities across India. In addition to its overview of the issue and its comprehensive data, the report includes an outline of existing projects integrating people with disabilities into HIV/AIDS education, and recommendations and strategies for further inclusion.