In recent years, the education sector in low-income countries has come to play an increasingly important role in the health of the school-aged child.
This cross-sectional study aimed to describe the level of knowledge, perception/attitude, and practices related to HIV among 1,054 freshmen students in four Afghan universities differences between genders. A probability, two stage sampling method was used.
Education has a potentially important role to play in tackling the spread of HIV, but is there evidence that this potential is realized?
This document looks at HIV and AIDS in Commonwealth countries and in particular the impact of HIV and AIDS on teachers. Slightly more than half of those who are infected are women.
People engaging in risky behavior are at risk for contracting HIV infection. Health education programs in schools can reduce the prevalence of such behaviors among students.
More than forty percent of teacher deaths in Malawi are related to HIV/AIDS, making AIDS-related death the most common cause of teacher attrition.
The purpose of this paper is to use data from the Kagera region of northwestern Tanzania to investigate the long run impact of the timing of parental death on the education outcomes.
This report presents findings from the second phase of the SOFIE research project.
There is much evidence showing an association between sexual behavior and both attendance and attainment. Experimental evidence that school attendance leads to safer sexual behavior is currently under review.
This study is an article extracted from "Studies in Family Planning", special issue on Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health in Sub-Saharan Africa, published in December 2008.