In 2005, an estimated 48 million children aged 0-18 years, that is to say 12 percent of all children in sub-Saharan Africa, were orphans, and that number is expected to rise to 53 million by 2010.
Despite the magnitude and dire consequences of the growing number of orphans and vulnerable children (OVC) in South Africa, and elsewhere in sub-Saharan Africa, there is insufficient documentation of the strategies deployed to improve the well-being of these children.
This publication describes a successful component of the HIV prevention and control efforts for mobile populations in Can Tho province, The Far Away from Home Club.
In response to the AIDS epidemic and poverty, the Zimbabwean government and other organisations are implementing various programmes aimed at assisting orphans and vulnerable children (OVC) in the eight districts surveyed.
In 2007, a nine-country study in East and Southern Africa was commissioned to map involvement and define roles and responsibilities of civil society in expanded national AIDS responses to orphans and children made vulnerable by AIDS.
A study conducted in KwaZulu Natal suggests that utilizing trained youth caregivers is a feasible approach for reaching orphans and vulnerable children with HIV prevention education and support.
Much is going well with the effort to provide universal primary education in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Número dedicado a niños y niñas con VIH/SIDA en América Latina y el Caribe. Descripción general de la situación de este grupo en la región, testimonios, estudio sobre mujeres embarazadas y transmisión vertical. Incluye a modo de ejemplo el caso de la respuesta al sida en la Amazonía peruana.
Informe detallado sobre las personas que viven con VIH en Argentina. Sus condiciones de vida, sexualidad, acceso al tratamiento y adherencia, problemas de discriminación.