This document begins by summarising the health and social problems of children living in a world of HIV/AIDS.The international response to the need of care sysytems for children affected by HIV/AIDS is also described. Other issues such as strategy development and systems design are explored.
This manual is aimed at providing some guidance in the area of psychosocial support of Children Affected by AIDS. This is in realisation of the fact that this is a major and often neglected aspect in the fight against the pandemic.
This paper discusses the Tunis Declaration on AIDS and the Child in Africa made by the OAU Heads of State.