Zambia is experiencing a crisis of massive proportions due to AIDS, poverty and dwindling economic strength. Nearly three quarters of the Zambian people live in poverty. The HIV/AIDS epidemic is drastically impacting on the demographic, social and economic landscape in Zambia.
This paper discusses UNICEF's policy on Children Affected by HIV/AIDS globally. It contains statistics of the situation of these vulnerable children and offers strategies on how to mitigate the impact of the epidemic on them.
This report examines and analyses the Institutional Response to the Situation of Orphans in Zambia. Institutions analysed include NGOs, international governments and social institutions like the church.
The case studies included in this collection stem from a UNAIDS presentation entitled Home and Community Care: It Works! It documented the experiences and lessons learned by six community-level projects from Africa, Asia, and Latin America.
This publication develops sex education concepts to stimulate and promote an interdisciplinary discourse on sexuality, contraception and family planning.
This document examines the way in which the AIDS epidemic is devastating the lives of children and adolescents throughout sub-Saharan Africa.
This report presents the perceptions, attitudes and experiences of higher risk teenagers toward HIV testing in intimate and often poignant detail.
This document begins by summarising the health and social problems of children living in a world of HIV/AIDS. The international response to the need of care systems for children affected by HIV/AIDS is also described. Other issues such as strategy development and systems design are explored.
The purpose of this national assessment of children and families affected by HIV/AIDS is threefold: to review Mozambiques's overall programming and policy for orphans and other children made vulnerable by the AIDS epidemic, to identify opportunities for development of community-based respons
This paper examines HIV/AIDS programmes that are based on behavioral interventions derived from different models and theories. It focuses on sex behavior change interventions, examines testing theoretical models of behavioral change and reviews the impact of interventions on behavioral change.