This paper gives an overview of the HIV prevention battle in Southern Africa and supports the development of more balanced and innovative HIV prevention portfolio that adresses the real, immediate, and substantial risk facing young women from sub-Saharan African countries.
The question addressed in this paper is whether the beneficial effects of Primary School Action for Better Health (PSABH), an HIV prevention programme delivered in Kenyan primary schools, continue once students move on to secondary schools.
Previous studies from sub-Saharan Africa have found that orphans experience increased sexual risk compared to non-orphans.
The purpose of this study was to investigate challenges facing headteachers in the implementation of AIDS education in secondary school curriculum in Busia, Bunyala and Samia Districts and find out how they were coping.
The authors conducted a process evaluation of the 10-fold scale-up of an evaluated youth-friendly services intervention in Mwanza Region, Tanzania, in order to identify key facilitating and inhibitory factors from both user and provider perspectives.
Being young and female are two central aspects of vulnerability to HIV which intersect in the lives of adolescent girls.
The Government of Uganda (GOU) has focused attention on the problem of orphaned and other vulnerable children (OVC) through a number of policies, regulations, and initiatives.
The purpose of this manual is to guide Save the Children staff and its implementing partners in Malawi on how to implement a SHN program in primary schools at district level.
The National Plan of Action for Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVC) is a three-year plan subject to review and focuses on children who are the most vulnerable and at risk in Ghanaian society.
Over a few short years, leaders in the fields of reproductive health and HIV/AIDS treatment have made a convincing case for integrated care. This report serves as a piece in a growing body of information about FP/HIV integration in sub-Saharan Africa.