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Promoting sexual health in black African women who have HIV

HIV/Aids clinical nurse specialists based in the community are experienced in providing advice and support for people infected with or affected by HIV. They have broad and appropriate knowledge of the disease processes and treatment, as well as an understanding of psychosocial issues. The nurse is able to offer individualised care for people in their own homes by working alongside other service providers. This function straddles continuing care, palliative care and health promotion.

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