Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved volume 21, issue 3, P986-1005 2010 DOI: 10.1353/hpu.0.0326 View full text
Adolfo Caldas, Fernando Arteaga, Maribel Muñoz, Jhon Zeladita, Mayler Albujar, Jaime Bayona, Sonya Shin

Abstract: Microfinance among people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) faces some opposition and remains understudied. This literature review examines microfinance's evolution and impact on a variety of social and health indicators and its emerging implementation as a primary prevention tool for HIV and economic intervention for PLWHA. There is an abundance of literature supporting the apparent utility of microfinance. However, our understanding of the subject remains clouded by the heterogeneity and methodological limitation…

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