'Sacred Starfish': The Church of Scotland's HIV/AIDS Project

Marking a (Real) Difference

Authors

  • John McMahon NHS Lothian Primary Care and Mental Health

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.1558/hscc.v9i2.9

Keywords:

Church of Scotland HIV/AIDS Project, (COSHAP), partners' consultation conference, Limuru, spiritual needs

Abstract

The Church of Scotland's HIV/AIDS Project is concerned with practical, person centred care of those affected by HIV/AIDS in many parts of the world. It aims to offer solidarity and practical support, through partnership with those at the grassroots. The author describes his recent experience as part of a Partners' Consultation Conference held in Limuru, Kenya.

Author Biography

John McMahon, NHS Lothian Primary Care and Mental Health

John McMahon is the Lead Chaplain for NHS Lothian Primary Care and Mental Health

References

CofS (2005) Good News:A Report to the 2005 General Assembly from the Church of Scotland HIV/AIDS Project Group. Edinburgh, Church of Scotland.

CofS (2006) On From Limuru: A Report to the 2006 General Assembly from the Church of Scotland HIV/AIDS Project Group. Edinburgh, Church of Scotland.

The Church of Scotland Online (http://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/appeals/hivaid s/index.htm)

THE SCOTTISH EXECUTIVE http://www.scotland.gov.uk/News/NewsExtras/intdevfundnov2005

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Published

2013-04-07

How to Cite

McMahon, J. (2013). ’Sacred Starfish’: The Church of Scotland’s HIV/AIDS Project: Marking a (Real) Difference. Health and Social Care Chaplaincy, 9-11. https://doi.org/10.1558/hscc.v9i2.9

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Section

Spiritual Perspectives on HIV: Scotland and Beyond