This report presents the results of the analysis of the orphans and other vulnerable children (OVC) Policy and Planning Effort Index (OPPEI) in sub-Saharan Africa and reviews progress made in effort since 2004.
In recent years, a consensus has developed among international NGOs and UN agencies working to support children affected by HIV and AIDS, with general agreement around key principles and priorities.
Worldwide, nearly 10 percent of people are ages 10 to 14, and in developing countries, the percentage is often higher (e.g., Uganda, 16 percent).1 Early adolescence marks a critical time of physical, developmental, and social changes.
This study is an article extracted from "Studies in family Planning" published in December 2008. It draws upon data from the 2002 Cameroon Adolescent Reproductive Health Survey to analyse the determinants of young women's perceived ability to refuse sex in urban Cameroon.
This study is an article extracted from "Studies in family planning", special issue on Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive health in sub-Saharan Africa, published in December 2008.
The Theatre for a Change Malawi Seeding Project began in September 2007 after two preparatory visits and a viability pilot project in 2006, and after consultation with The Ministry of Education, Science and Technology (Department of Teacher Education and Development, Education Methods Advisory Se
The National AIDS Control Programme (NACP) has registered 4047 cases of HIV and 455 cases of AIDS till December 2007. In Pakistan, the epidemic has been registered as concentrated with HIV prevalence among intravenous drug users above 5%.
Main topics of this newsletter are: - A Model of Workplace HIV/AIDS Management; - Women Make up half World's HIV Population; - Shared Experiences on Stigma and Discrimination.; - Comparative Study; - Mitigating the effect of Post Election Violence; - Organizing Education Sector Responses to
This report was commissioned by the Inter-Agency Task Team (IATT) on Children affected by HIV and AIDS' working group on National Plans of Action (NPAs).
Unsafe injection practices can lead to HIV and HCV transmission as well as other bacterial and viral infections. Vancouver established North America's first supervised injection facility (SIF) to address such harms among injecting drug users (IDU).