Stigma and discrimination towards people living with HIV have been widely documented, and have extended their impact into the workplace.
HIV and AIDS have become endemic. Teachers like other workers spend most of their time in a day at the work place. Hence there is the need for GNAT to protect those infected and to educate its membership to prevent further infections.
It is generally accepted that the education sector has a significant role to play in the prevention of HIV infection, in the support of infected and affected people. HIV/AIDS must be considered core business for every educational institution.
Education International (EI) has been invited to present its report to the triennial meeting of the Expert Committee on the Application of the 1966 ILO/UNESCO Recommendation on the Status of Teachers and the 1997 UNESCO Recommendation on the Status of Higher-Education Teaching Personnel (CEART) i
Southern Africa's rural and impoverished communities are some of the hardest hit by the HIV and AIDS pandemic. Large numbers of vulnerable children in these AIDS-affected communities struggle to access resources and services they desperately need and are entitled to.
The objectives of this policy are: to ensure a supportive work environment for staff infected and affected by HIV/AIDS; to eliminate stigma and discrimination in the workplace on the basis of real or perceived HIV status or vulnerability to HIV infection; to reduce the number of new infections am
Rhodes University commits itself to the creation of HIV and AIDS support structures directed at enhancing the health and welfare awareness of its whole community. This policy is designed to engage prevention programmes in the fight against HIV and AIDS.
The aim of this policy is to guide and direct the process of dealing with HIV and AIDS issues in the workplace at all levels in the Ministry of Higher and Tertiary Education.
Health and Family Life Education, Infusion Guide, Grade 4, Draft for limited use (to accompany Curriculum Guide) is a document edited by the Ministry of Education of Guyana in collaboration with UNICEF in 2005.
Life Skills, Health & Family Life and Citizenship Education, Curriculum Guide for Grade 4, Draft is a guide edited by the Ministry of Education of Guyana in collaboration with UNICEF in 2003. It is a draft document to support the teaching and learning of this critical area of the curriculum.