DIE WISSELWERKING TUSSEN MIV/VIGS EN ARMOEDE: 'N PSIGOSOSIALE PERSPEKTIEF

The relationship between HIV/AIDS and povery: a psychosocial perspective

  • H Strydom North-West University, Potchefstroom
  • FJ Cronjé North-West University, Potchefstroom
  • AA Roux North-West University, Potchefstroom
  • C Strydom North-West University, Potchefstroom
  • CC Wessels North-West University, Potchefstroom

Abstract

The social elaboration of HIV/AIDS and poverty gain momentum on a daily basis and has an influence on all levels of South African society. In this article the applicable terminology isdefined and a theoretical perspective on poverty and HTV/AIDS given. The relalionship between HIV/AIDS and poverty is discussed in depth as well as the impact of HIV/AIDS andpoverty on South African society. Matters such as life expectancy, illiteracy, family life, orphans, grandparents, the extended family, and housing are discusud. Some macro issues ofthe problem of HIV/AIDS and poverty such as the work place, joblessness, migration, education, health services, the economy and the role of tradition are also scrutinised. Thearticle concludes with a section on possible solutions for the problem, on both micro and macro level. INLEIDING Armoede, MIV/VIGS en misdaad word in die algemeen as die grootste maatskaplike probleme inSuid-Afrika bestempel. Die maatskaplike uitwerking van MIV/VIGS en annoede word daaglikstoenemend sigbaar en het 'n invloed op haas alle aspekte van die Suid-Afrikaanse samelewing,hetsy op mikro-, of makrovlak. Hierdie artikel fokus op die wedersydse wisselwerking tussenarmoede en MIV/VIGS. Die uitwerking van MIV/VIGS en armoede sal aangetoon word, waarnadaar gepoog sal word om vanuitsekere teoretiese benaderings praktiese riglyne en oplossings virdie probleem van armoede en MIV/VIGS aan die hand te doen.

Author Biographies

H Strydom, North-West University, Potchefstroom
North-West University, Potchefstroom
FJ Cronjé, North-West University, Potchefstroom
North-West University, Potchefstroom
AA Roux, North-West University, Potchefstroom
North-West University, Potchefstroom
C Strydom, North-West University, Potchefstroom
North-West University, Potchefstroom
CC Wessels, North-West University, Potchefstroom
North-West University, Potchefstroom
Published
2022-04-12
How to Cite
Strydom, H., Cronjé, F., Roux, A., Strydom, C., & Wessels, C. (2022). DIE WISSELWERKING TUSSEN MIV/VIGS EN ARMOEDE: ’N PSIGOSOSIALE PERSPEKTIEF: The relationship between HIV/AIDS and povery: a psychosocial perspective. Social Work/Maatskaplike Werk, 41(1), 68-83. https://doi.org/10.15270/41-1-1004
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Articles