This document explores the "Declaration of commitment on HIV/AIDS" adopted by the General Assembly of the United Nations during its special session on the 21st of June, and the commitments made with regard to mother to child transmission, care and support to children affected by HIV/AID
Depicted as an economic, social and development crisis, HIV/AIDS is less well understood as a human rights crisis, though the rights of persons living with and at risk of AIDS have figured in AIDS policy development from the beginning.
Although HIV/AIDS pandemic is a global disaster, countries in Sub-Saharan Africa and the Great Lakes Countries in particular have been disproportionately burdened in various ways.
The qualitative research study examines the contraceptive practices and understanding of women in Quirino Province, Philippines that have led many women to discontinue use of contraception even though they do not wish to become pregnant.
Voluntary counseling and testing (VCT) programs have increased the adoption of safe sexual behavior and the use of care and support services among adults (Coates et al. 1998).
<p>This report is of a study conducted by Displaced Children Orphans Fund (DCOF), in Malawi and Zimbabwe. The team that conducted this research aimed to find out what could be learned from the project experiences and approaches in these countries that would inform scaling up efforts.
This discussion paper is a collection of discussion on the PSS programme and how it can be effectively achieved. The discussion are also aimed at identifying the areas which are in need of particular attention with regards to life skills education.
This article discusses the impact of HIV/AIDS on education in South Africa. South Africa has the fastest growing HIV/AIDS epidemic in the world. In 2001 over 4 million people were already HIV positive, 56% of them women.
As the number of HIV/AIDS orphans continues to grow, programs are being established to ensure proper health and schooling for these children.