A New Model for Social Service Case Management for HIV-infected Mothers and their Children in St. Petersburg, Russia

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In 2007, through participation in an improvement collaborative, City AIDS Center managers, social workers, physicians from nine of the city’s 18 districts, City AIDS Center managers and local NGO members worked together to develop a new model of integrated social service case management for district level state facilities. This short report describes the results of the teams' efforts to develop the functions of the social worker assigned to follow up the social services needs of HIV-infected woman and establish referral and reporting mechanisms to facilitate coordination across medical care and social service programs.

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