UNESCO Harare Cluster office initiated this study in five countries that are under its responsibility with the aim of documenting best practices on school-community linkages and to advocate for these best practices in the fight against HIV and AIDS.
This report provides the first overview of education attrition and mortality trends not reliant on estimates, models or projections, but on primary data contained in government registers.
As national education programs incorporate HIV prevention into school curricula, policymakers and educators need to know what they can expect from these initiatives.
HIV/AIDS is having a devastating impact on the health and livelihoods of Basotho. The country is estimated to have the third highest infection rate in Sub-Saharan Africa, with increasing numbers of HIV/AIDS orphans.
UNESCO has undertaken a study of the response of Universities to the HIV/AIDS epidemic and the University of The West Indies (UWI) was selected as one of these.
A large literature examines the link between shocks to households and the educational attainment of children.We use new data to estimate the impact of shocks to teachers on student learning in Mathematics and English.
This discussion paper analyses the crucial participation of school directors within the school system to reduce the spread of the disease by promoting and providing health education for the prevention of HIV/AIDS.
This study was undertaken as part of a reproductive health project implemented by the Nepal Red Cross Society (NRCS) and the Center for Development and Population Activities (CEDPA), sought to improve social norms that leave young women vulnerable to health risks related to early marriage and chi
Sex and HIV education programs that are based on a written curriculum and that are implemented among groups of youth in school, clinic, or community settings are a promising type of intervention to reduce adolescent sexual risk behaviors.
This background paper examines the relationship between education and HIV prevalence, the evidence of impact of HIV/AIDS on education systems in Africa with particular reference to teachers, and the relationship between education and literacy and treatment adherence.