January/March 2007 - Volume 24 - Issue 1
pp: 5-46

Good Out Of HIV/AIDS?

Tazelaar, Grace

Journal of Christian Nursing . 24(1):8-14, January/March 2007.

HIV/AIDS has ravaged Africa since its discovery 25 years ago. Has anything positive come from the disease? This missionary nurse who served on the forefront of the pandemic in Uganda when HIV was emerging thinks so. Read profound lessons God taught her

The Faces of AIDS

Beard, Betty J.

Journal of Christian Nursing . 24(1):22-25, January/March 2007.

There are millions of AIDS orphans in Africa; most never knew their parents. One nurse researcher and her husband began creating special memories of dying parents for their children.

Sexual Practices and HIV: How Can Nurses Respond?


Journal of Christian Nursing . 24(1):26-29, January/March 2007.

Caring for clients who are HIV+, promiscuous or homosexual can feel awkward. But obtaining a sexual health history and offering sensitive spiritual care is crucial for these patients who often feel isolated and stigmatized.