Articles from this issue : Making sexuality and HIV education programs more effective | Reducing adolescent girls’ vulnerability to sexual violence in sub-Saharan Africa | Developing a highly acceptable contraceptive vaginal ring | Creating a database of HIV prevention clinical trial terminology
HIV/AIDS is a disease of the human immune system caused by infection with human immune deficiency virus (HIV).According to Ministry of Health, in Ethiopia the highest prevalence of HIV is seen in the age group 15-24 years.
Background An estimated 2.1 million individuals are newly infected with HIV every year.
Background: Poverty, family stability, and social policies influence the ability of adolescents to attend school. Likewise, being enrolled in school may shape an adolescent’s risk for HIV and pregnancy.
Background: The proposal by the South African Health Ministry to implement HIV testing and counselling (HTC) at schools in 2011 generated debates about the appropriateness of such testing.
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
Enrolment is the single most important statistic in education, given its impact on every other element of supply and demand.
No government, organization or individual involved in HIV/AIDS prevention has all the skills, knowledge, and experience to be optimally effective without some form of basic or additional training.
The terms of reference of this study defined its overall objective as supporting the Ministry of Education, Sport and Culture (MOESC), to assess the impact of HIV/AIDS on its ability to meet its mandate.
HIV is widely regarded as a disease of poverty and ignorance. However, within sub-Saharan Africa, more developed countries and sub-populations appear to have higher levels of HIV prevalence.