Restoring Hope: Decent Care in the Midst of HIV/AIDS

Hardcover | October 8, 2008

EditorT. Karpf, T. Ferguson, R. Swift

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This volume is a call to re-examine assumptions about what care is and how it be practised. Rather than another demand for radical reform, it makes the case for thinking clearly and critically. It urges people living with HIV to become full partners in designing and implementing their own care and for caregivers to accept them in this role.

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This volume is a call to re-examine assumptions about what care is and how it be practised. Rather than another demand for radical reform, it makes the case for thinking clearly and critically. It urges people living with HIV to become full partners in designing and implementing their own care and for caregivers to accept them in this ...

THE REVEREND CANON TED KARPF is the partnerships officer in the Office of the Director-General's Representative for Partnerships and UN Reform at the World Health Organization headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland.J. TODD FERGUSON is programme adviser for the SRA Constella Group in Chicago, Illinois, United States of America.ROBIN YAEGE...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:192 pages, 9.02 × 5.98 × 0.02 inPublished:October 8, 2008Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230223389

ISBN - 13:9780230223387

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Table of Contents

Preface--S.Matic
Foreword--T.Karpf, T.Ferguson, R.Swift and J.Lazarus
Introduction Decent Care: A Proposal for the Future of HIV Care and Support--T.Ferguson
Restoring Hope--T.Karpf
The Demand for Equity--K.Moody
Decency in a Globalizing World: Care of People Living with HIV--E.Mendieta
HIV and AIDS, Decent Care and the Traditions of the Catholic Social Teaching--P.Hughes
The Biblical Mandate to Care and Cure--D.Rosen
An Islamic View of Health and Sickness: How our Core Values Promote Decent Care--S.Elzenari
Decent Care for People Living with HIV: What are we Waiting For?--A-C.dAdesky and K.Anastos
Care in a Season of AIDS: An Islamic Perspective--F.Esack
Towards a State of Good Health: A Dharmic View of HIV--S.Agnivesh
A Buddhist Perspective on Decent Care--N.Panichpant-Michelsen
Decent Care for Life--G.R.Gunderson and T.F.Cutts
Decent Care and HIV: A Holistic Approach--E.Mombo
Ubi Caritas? Care as Faith in Action--D.M.Ackermann
A Patient-Centred Approach to Universal Decent Care--S.Sofaer
Universal Access to Compassion and Empathy, a Cornerstone of Decent Care--L.Dossey
From GIPA to CAP: A New Model to Health Entitlement--C.E.Crain and N.Tashima
Have you no Sense of Decency, Sir?--D.Barr

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"HIV/AIDS is devastating the world, especially the vulnerable and the poor, who bear the brunt of humiliation, discrimination and stigma. Restoring Hope is a heartfelt plea from different faiths, and philosophical and ethical perspectives for decent care, which treats people living with HIV as collaborators. It is a plea, I pray we heed." -- Desmond Tutu, Nobel Laureate and Archbishop Emeritus, Cape Town, South Africa