This policy document provides an overview of Kenya's HIV and AIDS situation, the policies put in place by the Kenyan Government to contain the disease and Highridge's response to the epidemic. The document also highlights the college's principles and values, the legal issues on HIV and AIDS, the rights and responsibilities of the infected and affected, the integration of HIV and AIDS curriculum into teaching and service activities, strategies for intervention, implementation and reviews.By developing this policy, Highridge has increased the awareness and knowledge of HIV and AIDS and the possible impact of the epidemic in the institution. The policy demonstrates the college's position, concern and commitment in taking active steps to manage, prevent and contain the disease. Highridge is already integrating the outputs of the policy into its ongoing programmes and its implementation has enabled the college to strengthen many activities that it was already undertaking.
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