Depicted as an economic, social and development crisis, HIV/AIDS is less well understood as a human rights crisis, though the rights of persons living with and at risk of AIDS have figured in AIDS policy development from the beginning.
Although HIV/AIDS pandemic is a global disaster, countries in Sub-Saharan Africa and the Great Lakes Countries in particular have been disproportionately burdened in various ways.
Ce document examine les initiatives pilotes de GIPA dans certains pays d'Afrique, dont le projet pilote du Programme des Volontaires des Nations unies (VNU) qui vise à soutenir les personnes vivant avec le VIH/SIDA.
Voluntary counseling and testing (VCT) programs have increased the adoption of safe sexual behavior and the use of care and support services among adults (Coates et al. 1998).
The report provides understanding of socio-cultural research (SRC) for programming purposes in the area of population and reproductive health. The first part of the report introduces the concept of SCR and the rationale for its use in population and RH programmes.
On October 23, 2001, more than 100 people gathered at Peace Corps headquarters in Washington, D.C., for the third in a series of Town Hall Meetings to address the needs of orphans and vulnerable children in developing countries.
The Implementation Plan of Tirisano is a five year plan that provides the political mandate for South Africa's Department of Education.
The Helping Each other Act Responsibly Together Campaign, designed specifically for youth and by youth, informs young people about HIV/AIDS, discusses ways to protect themselves from HIV/AIDS and promotes abstinence and condom use.
This paper provides an overview of some of the most pressing concerns countries within ECOWAS and their partners will face over the next five to ten years as the rate of adult HIV/AIDS infection climbs to critical levels.
Senior Experts Conference on HIV/AIDS and Education in ECOWAS (West African Economic Community) Countries: Towards a Regional Mobilisation, March 19 to 24, 2001, Accra, Ghana