The business of relationships: The Ankali Project

Jones, John William
March 2014
HIV Australia;Mar2014, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p32
Academic Journal
The article presents information on the Ankali Project of Albion Centre in Sydney, New South Wales, which trains volunteers to offer social and emotional support to people living with HIV/AIDS. It focuses on the history of the project which started in 1995, and how it evolved with progress in HIV treatment and relative wellness, and the prospect of ending HIV transmission. It also focuses on the training of volunteers and their motivation to help HIV-positive people in disease management.


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