Main topics of this newsletter are: - Task Force Committee for Kenya Network of HIV Positive Teachers (KENEPOTE); - Achievements of KENEPOTE; - PLWHA Perspective at the International AIDS Conference Mexico (2008); - Challenges facing the orphaned Child in School.
Kenya. Teachers Service Commission
Main topics of this newsletter are: - Taking the Lead in VCT; - KAIS Results; - Impact of HIV and AIDS: Pilot study on the Teaching Profession; - HIV and Mental Illness; - Disability Friendly VCT.
The Kenyan Teachers Service Commission (TSC) was established in 1967. It was mandated to register, recruit, remunerate, deploy, promote, discipline teachers and maintain teaching standards in public educational institutions.
An analysis was carried out to indirectly estimate the imapct of HIV on the education sector in Kenyan provinces using the Ed-SIDA model which uses teacher demographic information and combines this with epidemiological projections to determine the number of teachers who are living with HIV, their
The Teachers Service Commission workforce has not been spared by the HIV/AIDS pandemic and in response the Commission has developed a policy to address this crisis.