As the number of adolescents living with HIV (ALHIV) continues to grow, the need to improve services, policies, and programs intensifies.
Early diagnosis of children living with HIV is a prerequisite for accessing timely paediatric HIV care and treatment services and for optimizing treatment outcomes.
These guidelines order apply to all units and personnel of the Department of Education.
Lack of education and an economic dependence on men are often suggested as important risk factors for HIV infection in women. The authors assessed the efficacy of a cash transfer programme for schooling to reduce the risk of sexually transmitted infections in young women.
The Department of Basic Education (DBE) Integrated Strategy on HIV, STIs and TB 2012-2016 represents the DBE’s vision for a five-year period and articulates the intentions of the Department as it responds to the HIV, STI and TB crises in South Africa and their impact on educational outcomes and t
This order accelerates the Implementation of the School-Based HIV and AIDS Education Program (SBHAEP) nationwide.
Although many sub-Saharan African countries that are affected by HIV and AIDS have developed education sector policies in response to the epidemic, there are still challenges in effectively addressing the issue in schools.
While the HIV epidemic is levelling off in sub-Saharan Africa, it remains at an unacceptably high level. Young people aged 15-24 years remain particularly vulnerable, resulting in a regional HIV prevalence of 1.4% in young men and 3.3% in young women.
There is inadequate information on the burden of HIV infection, and on the prevalence of the risk factors for HIV transmission among University students in Uganda.
The strategic plan is intended to provide guidance to strengthen the capacity, systems and structures of all Ethiopian HEIs to address the causes, challenges and consequences of HIV/AIDS.