Lessons and Challenges of Social Work Practice

Reflections from Managing Complex HIV/AIDS Cases in Uganda

  • Faustine Nakazibwe

Abstract

This article explores the complexities of working as a social worker with people who have HIV/AIDS in Uganda. The exploration takes the form of a detailed case study.

Author Biography

Faustine Nakazibwe

Research Fellow
Centre for Socio-Economic Research and Training
Uganda
faustinekazi@yahoo.com

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Published
2008-04-01
How to Cite
Nakazibwe, F. (2008). Lessons and Challenges of Social Work Practice: Reflections from Managing Complex HIV/AIDS Cases in Uganda. Journal of Comparative Social Work, 3(1), 68 - 76. https://doi.org/10.31265/jcsw.v3i1.38
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