Building Namibia's HIV and mental health services

Sibbald, Barbara
August 2006
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;8/29/2006, Vol. 175 Issue 5, p463
Academic Journal
The article reports on the decision of the University of Toronto in Ontario to enhance the services for HIV-positive people in Namibia in an effort to break the stigma of mental health and HIV. HIV-focused courses on HIV and gender, care and management and HIV and mental health were developed by faculty members of the University of Toronto with colleagues at the University of Namibia.


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