The study sought to establish university students’ perceptions of risk of HIV infections. A cross-sectional survey was conducted on 345 sexually active students at two universities in Zimbabwe (one state and one private).
Background: South African communities have high rates of people living with HIV and AIDS. Universities, particularly those in rural regions are examples of communities noted to be high risk areas of these infections.
Objective: This qualitative study explored the views and experiences of adolescents with perinatally acquired HIV in Kigali, Rwanda, regarding sex, love, marriage, children and hope for the future.
In view of the high prevalence of HIV and AIDS in South Africa, particularly among adolescents, the Departments of Health and Education have proposed a school-based HIV counselling and testing (HCT) campaign to reduce HIV infections and sexual risk behaviour.
Background: HIV-related stigmatisation and discrimination by young children towards their peers have important consequences at the individual level and for our response to the epidemic, yet research on this area is limited.
Little is known about how HIV impacts directly and indirectly on receiving, or particularly succeeding in, education in sub-Saharan Africa.
This strategy document is rooted in UNESCO's vision of an Africa that has successfully attained the Dakar Education-for-All (EFA) goals; is free from HIV/AIDS; is characterised by the full realisation of human rights on the part of every man, woman and child; lies in the mainstream of resear
The University of Natal hereby affirms its recognition of the responsibility that exists for the provision of access to information, prevention, care and support for all staff and students, in so far as is reasonably possible.
This paper focuses on the socio-cultural context in which the enactment of "high-risk" youth sexual activity takes place.
This paper summarises the present situation in terms of African universities and their response to HIV/AIDS and lists examples of good practice.