Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved volume 18, issue 3A, P189-213 2007 DOI: 10.1353/hpu.2007.0086 View full text
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Joan Othieno

Abstract: The Twin Cities Care system lacks services that are most needed in the later stages of HIV disease. Services in highest demand included housing, transportation, and translation; available translations services are generally limited to Somali, Oromo, and Amharic, the languages most widely spoken by the three largest African immigrant and refugee groups in the Twin Cities. The care system is not well-integrated, and most of the work of moving clients within the system is done by case managers and care advocates.…

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