International Nursing Network for HIV/AIDS Research

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Article by Dr. Bill Holzemer, director


  • Improve the quality of care for persons living with and affected by HIV/AIDS
  • Link nurse scientists and clinicians working in HIV/AIDS
  • Participate in developing an international agenda for HIV/AIDS research in nursing
  • Generate cross-cultural and cross-national research in HIV/AIDS
  • Promote the active involvement of nurse researchers throughout the word
  • Identify and train nurse scientists

Research network strategies

  • Develop and implement an international HIV/AIDS nursing research program
  • Foster communication among Network participants through regular meetings and other means, e.g. email
  • Share conceptual, methodological, and technical expertise
  • Conduct cross-cultural, cross-national nursing research studies
  • Establish international nursing research database in HIV/AIDS
  • Disseminate study findings through international presentations and publications

Research studies

  • Study I: Predictors of Adherence in HIV/AIDS
  • Study II: Symptom Management for Persons with HIV Disease
  • Study III: Self-care Symptom Management in HIV/AIDS
  • Study IV: The Efficacy of the HIV/AIDS Symptom Management Manual
  • Study V:  Exploring the Role of Self-Compassion, Self-Efficacy and Self-Esteem for HIV-Positive Individuals Managing Their HIV
  • Study VI:  Health Literacy:  People Living with HIV, Health Care Providers, and Professional Care Team Members



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