HIV and livelihoods in Africa – What can National Societies do?
Many experts consider that AIDS is not only a health, political and/or security crisis; it is increasingly being recognized as a livelihood crisis. As a result, support is urgently needed for household and community-based livelihoods activities. By raising awareness about HIV and supporting livelihoods of vulnerable families, National Societies can help increase people’s capacity to protect themselves from contracting HIV infection and reduce the incidence of HIV. Published in 2007.