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  1. Situation Analysis of Orphans and Vulnerable Children in Zambia- Institutional Response

    This report examines and analyses the Institutional Response to the Situation of Orphans in Zambia. Institutions analysed include NGOs, international governments and social institutions like the church. This report serves as one component of a larger Situation Analysis of Orphans in Zambia being managed by the Study Fund of the Social Recovery Project on behalf of UNICEF, SIDA and USAID, under the guidance of a Steering Committee that draws its membership form Government, NGOs, donors, UN agencies and researchers.

  2. Situation Analysis Report of Orphans and Vulnerable Children in Zambia- Data Review and Enumeration

    The objectives of the data review and enumeration exercise were to: 1. Assess the current magnitude of orphans; 2. Effectively analyse existing quantitative data; 3. Understand the relationship between the loss of one or both parents on socio-economic and welfare factors. 4. Suggest some welfare indicators for monitoring and evaluation purposes. The exercise compares the welfare of orphans and that of non-orphans in Zambia using survey livelihood indicators for poverty, residence, food security, education and health.

  3. A Cultural approach to HIV/AIDS prevention and care: Handbook for strategy and policy building

    This handbook is specifically devoted to presenting methods for building culturally appropriate strategies and policies in relation to HIV/AIDS Prevention and Care. The joint UNESCO/UNAIDS Project "A Cultural Approach to HIV/AIDS Prevention and Care" was launched in mid-1998, in relation to the new approach inaugurated by UNAIDS to HIV/AIDS prevention and care. The UNAIDS strategy emphasizes the necessity of giving priority to the multi-dimensional configuration of the issue and to the diversity of its environment, in order to build comprehensive and adaptable strategies and policies.

  4. Situation Analysis of Orphans in Zambia: The Community Response

    This study forms part of, and contributes to, the Situation Analysis of Orphans in Zambia. The overall aim of the study is to understand the current situation of orphaned children in Zambia. This part of the study looks at the situation of orphans from the point of view of the communities and the orphans themselves. Understanding the perceptions of these will strengthen and improve strategies which aim to address the needs of communities dealing with orphans.

  5. Situation Analysis of Orphans and Vulnerable Children in Zambia: Assessment of Practices for the Care and Support of Orphans

    This report forms one component of a Situation Analysis of Orphans in Zambia, commissioned by the Study Fund of the Social Recovery Project on behalf of UNICEF, SIDA and USAID. This part of the study assesses the practices for care and support of orphans and vulnerable children in Zambia.

  6. Report to Congress: USAID Efforts to Address the Needs of Children Affected by HIV/AIDS: An Overview

    Drawing on its historical involvement with displaced children and orphans, and boosted by an FY 1999 $10 million Congressional directive for care and support of children affected by HIV/AIDS, USAID is becoming a global leader in addressing the enormous challenges posed by the situation confronting children affected by HIV/AIDS around the world. The Agency is currently funding more than 40 activities to support children affected by HIV/AIDS in 18 developing countries. This is an activity report presented to the United States Congress in 2001.

  7. Developing a strategy to strengthen community capacity to assist HIV/AIDS-affected children and families: the COPE Program of Save the Children Federation in Malawi,

    The purpose of this report is to develop an intervention strategy that can be utilized by external change agents to mobilize sustainable, effective community action to mitigate the impacts of HIV/AIDS on children and families

  8. Expanding and strengthening community action: A study of ways to scale-up community mobilization interventions to mitigate the effect of HIV/AIDS on children and families.

    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. Particular attention was given to COPE and to the Families, Orphans and Children Under Stress (FOCUS) programme of FACT.

  9. Community Based Orphan Assistance in Zimbabwe: Developing and Expanding National Models by Building partnerships with NGOs, CBOs and the private sector

    This report is a follow up activity resultant from the release on World AIDS Day of 'Children on the Brink'. Children on the Brink served as a wake up call for the international development community on the issue of children orphaned by AIDS as it portrays the scale and urgency of this demographic event in unprecedented fashion, a clear picture of the massive impact the pandemic will have on children, families, societies and economies in Sub-Saharan Africa through the first third of the next century. …

  10. Community Based Orphan Assistance in Malawi: Demographic Crisis As Development Opportunity

    This report is a follow up activity resultant from the release on World AIDS Day of 'Children on the Brink'. Children on the Brink served as a wake up call for the international development community on the issue of children orphaned by AIDS as it portrays the scale and urgency of this demographic event in unprecedented fashion, a clear picture of the massive impact the pandemic will have on children, families, societies and economies in Sub-Saharan Africa through the first third of the next century. …

  11. Concept Paper: Accelerated Response for Psychosocial Support for Children Affected with AIDS in Southern Africa

    This is a draft discussion paper, which forms the basis to develop jointly a 5-year program proposal to scale up targeted psychosocial support programs for OVC.

  12. International HIV/AIDS Alliance: Community Support Project for Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVC)

    This is a progress report on the Community Support Project for children affected by HIV/AIDS in Burkina Faso. This report details the aim of the project and the initial community response and problems encountered

  13. Children on the Brink Executive Summary: Updated Estimates and Recommendations for Intervention 2000

    This is a report which a compelling story about millions of children who have fallen victim to the global HIV/AIDS pandemic. It looks at the scope and complexity of the challenges these children face. The report also looks at the partnerships established by USAID with international organisations, donors, national governments and NGOs. Children on the Brink 2000 builds on the legacy of the first Children on the Brink Report published in 1997.

  14. HIV/AIDS - Search for a Response

    This document reports an effort to systematically investigate the extent to which Compassion International assisted children are affected by HIV/AIDS. An initial analysis from Compassion's child database indicated that the largest impact within Compassion's population of children is found in Africa. In Kenya and Uganda, interviews with Compassion staff and local partners were conducted. In addition, case studies of orphans and other children affected by HIV/AIDS were completed. …

  15. 2000 Kitovu mobile AIDS home care and orphans programme Annual Report 2000

    This report discusses the Kitovu Mobile Home care and Orphans Programme that has been in operation now for the past thirteen years. It presents the statistics of the spread of HIV and the resultant deaths thus presenting the problem of orphans and discussing how this can be dealt with by using the African example and in particular, Uganda. This programme is aimed at reaching various target groups including People Living With HIV/AIDS; Orphans and their families; Teenage school drop-outs and their families; Women and Youth and Community Workers.

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