China TEA (Together for Empowerment Activities)- Intervention for HIV Affected Families
At a glance:
|Population Served||Youth and Adolescents, Living with HIV, Families, Stigma Reduction|
TEA for Families & Children: a Randomized Controlled Trial
HIV has impacted extended families by shifting the life patterns not only for the persons living with HIV/AIDS, but also for their children, partners, and other family members. Based on the previous pilot work we are currently conducting this 5-year randomized controlled trial of the TEA (Together for Empowerment Activities) intervention for HIV-affected families in rural areas of China.
Targeted Risk Group:
HIV-affected families, including people living with HIV (PLH), family members, and children in Anhui province, China.
Social action theory.
- A randomized controlled intervention trial in 480 HIV-affected families, including 480 PLH, 480 family members and about 720 children aged 6-18.
- Intervention outcome will be assessed by making comparison between the intervention and control groups at baseline, 6, 12, 18, and 24 month follow-ups.
- Improve physical, mental health and quality of life of PLH, family members and children.
- Improve positive interaction among family members for support.
- Improve community integration for families impacted by HIV.
- It provides a multilevel intervention model for families affected by HIV.
- It provides a feasible intervention that can be implemented in poor, rural areas in the world.