EDITORIAL

  • Sulina Green Department of Social Work, University of Stellenbosch, Stellenbosch

Abstract

The articles in this special issue address a variety of challenges that HIV/AIDS regularlypresents to the social work profession. If it is accepted that HIV/AIDS has never been a purelymedical problem, but also a social, economic and ethical problem of enormous magnitude, thenthe articles provide ample stimulation and guidance for practice and teaching in social work.They reflect some of the major current local and global issues that confront individuals,families, households, caregivers, communities, civil society, NGOs and governments, as wellas students who are exposed to working with people with HIV/AIDS.
Published
2014-06-13
Section
Editorial