National STD/AIDS Programme, SAARC TB and HIV/AIDS Centre, 2015. 154 p.
Sri Lanka. Ministry of Health, National STD/AIDS Control Programme
Nepal. SAARC TB and HIV/AIDS Centre
The general objective of this study was to assess accessibility and availability of education and health care services to Women and Children infected and affected with HIV/AIDS in Sri Lanka. The specific objectives were: 1. To describe the socio-demographic and socio-economic information of women and children infected and affected by HIV/AIDS. 2. To assess the accessibility to education and to health care services including reproductive health and HIV care services among HIV infected and affected women. 3. To assess the accessibility to education and to health care services including nutritional, immunization, HIV care among HIV infected and affected children 4. To determine health status of women and children infected and affected with HIV. 5. To ascertain the level of stigma and discrimination faced by HIV affected and infected women and children in Sri Lanka and their coping strategies.
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