The Impact of HIV on Children in Thailand (Condensed Version)
Tim Brown and Werasit Sittitrai with contributions from Stasia Obremsky, Sheldon Shaeffer, Usa Thisyakorn, James Mielke, Sasathorn Chaiyapet, and Kamolseth Kengkanrua; condensed by Blanka Pelz
Bangkok: Program on AIDS, Thai Red Cross Society with funding from Save the Children (UK)
In less than 10 years, the HIV/AIDS epidemic in Thailand has grown from a handful of infections to a major public health threat. Over the next decade, HIV will affect millions of Thai children, either through their own infection or through the illness and death of their parents. This report looks at the current situation, estimates the magnitude of the problems to come, and suggests programs and policies for protecting Thai children and alleviating the impact of HIV/AIDS.