Education and the epidemic: The effects of HIV/AIDS on basic education in Namibia

Case Studies & Research
105 p.

This report considers the effects HIV/AIDS will have on the national education system in Namibia. It considers the factors that have aided and continue to aid the spread of the disease throughout Africa and throughout Namibia. It explores the effects AIDS will have on children and on student enrollment in the Namibian education system. It also considers the effects AIDS will have on the supply and demand for teachers. Finally, it provides recommendations for addressing the AIDS crisis to leaders of all sectors of Namibian society, national and international aid organizations, and education policymakers.

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