Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved volume 18, issue 3A, P170-188 2007 DOI: 10.1353/hpu.2007.0085 View full text
Joan Othieno

Abstract: The Rapid Assessment, Response, and Evaluation (RARE) portion of the CSAD Project in the Twin Cities (Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minnesota) was designed to identify barriers to care faced by African refugees and immigrants. Data were collected from cultural experts and African people living with HIV (PLWH) who were out of care, who had newly entered care, or who were in and out of care. Findings from RARE can be categorized into five main themes: HIV/AIDS within the African context, experiences of African PLWH, unf…

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