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  1. Basic education district managers HIV/AIDS resource kit

    The main objective of the DISTRICT MANAGERS HIV/AIDS RESOURCE KIT is to: Provide a comprehensive information and management framework for education system managers at all levels (but focusing on the district), to empower them to: Understand the nature of the crisis; Factor the likely impact on education and the local community; Take management steps to mitigate impact on education and learning; Assist in gathering local data and analysing it for local use; Provide information on local conditions to regional and national levels and improve the quality of reporting to achieve this; Become a well …

  2. An analysis of HIV/AIDS policy formulation and implementation structures, mechanisms and processes in the education sector in Kenya

    The specific purposes of this ODI-Merck study were: To compare the Kenyan experience of working within existing government systems to achieve behaviour change in the area of HIV/AIDS with that of other countries in Sub-Saharan Africa; To gather information from key stakeholders in Kenya on the formulation and implementation, structures, mechanisms and processes of the Kenya Education Sector HIV/AIDS Policy; To comment upon the process of formulating and disseminating the policy; To prepare evidence from the successful implementation of PSABH, in response to the findings of a RAPID assessment,  …

  3. An Impact Assessment Survey of the School Based HIV/AIDS Programmes in Namibia

    Having instituted the HIV/AIDS education and prevention programmes in schools, the Ministry of Basic Education must now know and ascertain their utility and, justify their continuity and expansion to other regions. Or, verify their futility, and find ways to address and improve their delivery. Also, the unabating spread of HIV/AIDS in Namibia compelled the Ministry of Basic Education and Culture to assess the effectiveness of its programmes.The survey was conducted to primarily determine the impact of school-based HIV/AIDS programmes. …

  4. Accelerating efforts to achieve universal basic education: a critical component of the global AIDS response

    In order to expand educational opportunities for girls and orphans and reduce their risk of contracting HIV infection, the Global AIDS Alliance recommends: Eliminate School-Related Fees. School-related fees prevent millions of children, particularly girls and orphans, from attending school; Mobilize Additional Resources to Achieve Universal Basic Education. Poor countries need assistance in order to scale up and improve educational systems, as well as to eliminate school fees; Reform Financing and Delivery Mechanisms. …

  5. AIDS in Africa: three scenarios for the education sector. Report prepared for the UNAIDS project, AIDS in Africa: scenarios for the future

    This report presents three distinct scenarios of how the AIDS epidemic could impact on the education sector in sub-Saharan Africa over the next two decades and, in particular, the attainment of the Millennium Development Goals for education. …

  6. Etude sur les initiatives en matière de lutte contre le VIH/SIDA à l'école : bilan des initiatives de 1990 à 2001

    Depuis 1990, le Sénégal a initié des projets de lutte contre le VIH/SIDA grâce à l'effort conjugué d'un ensemble d'acteurs. Ce résumé analytique fait le bilan des initiatives de lutte et tente de répondre à des questions comme : quels sont les acteurs impliqués dans la lutte ? quels sont les objectifs, les stratégies, les moyens mis en oeuvre ? Quel est l'impact de ces interventions sur le public scolaire ? Ces initiatives sont-elles de nature à justifier le faible niveau de prévalence de l'infection du VIH/SIDA au Sénégal ?

  7. AIDS, it's time for schools to act!

    Ce documentaire, fait en 1993, donne un aperçu des expériences d'éducation scolaire pour la prévention du Sida menées dans le monde, parfois avec l'aide de l'UNESCO et de l'OMS. Son but était de sensibiliser les responsables de l'éducation de tous les pays au rôle important que doit jouer l'école dans la prévention du Sida chez les jeunes. Alors tout comme aujourd'hui, l'enjeu était trop important pour que l'école reste à l'écart des actions de prévention destinées aux jeunes. …

  8. WHO/UNESCO pilot projects on school-based AIDS education: a summary

    This document is a synopsis of information available on pilot projects initiated jointly by WHO and UNESCO. The document provides a justification and the rationale for education on AIDS at school. It looks at the formulation and design of projects. It presents project objectives, site selection, project preparation and evaluation. The document also contains briefs on projects carried out in Ethiopia, Jamaica, Mauritius and the Pacific Islands, Sierra Leone, Tanzania and Venezuela.

  9. Final report of the UNESCO Asian regional planning seminar on AIDS and education within the school system, New Dehli, 10-14 January 1994

    This report of the UNESCO Asian Regional Planning Seminar on AIDS and Education within the School System is intended for policy-makers in Ministries of Education and Ministries of Health as well as representatives of NGOs in the Southern African Region. …

  10. Prévenir le VIH/SIDA en milieu scolaire : un défi pour l'Afrique francophone

    Ce document du séminaire régional sur l'éducation et le SIDA dans le système scolaire est un instrument de diffusion de la Déclaration de Dakar et des grandes lignes des plans d'actions nationaux. La déclaration constitue un cadre de référence pour la mise en oeuvre des politiques d'éducation préventive en matière de VIH/SIDA dans les différents pays qui ont, à cet effet, élaboré des plans d'action nationaux.

  11. Séminaire régional sur l'éducation et le SIDA dans le système scolaire (Afrique francophone), Dakar, 21-25 avril 1997 : rapport final

    This is the final report of a Regional Seminar on Education and AIDS in Educational Systems for French-Speaking countries in Africa that was convened in Dakar, Senegal, from 21-25 April 1997. The meeting was concerned with mobilising educational systems in the fight against HIV/AIDS. Youth before the first sexual intercourse were identified as a priority target for preventive education at school. The report is expected to guide in the formulation of action and follow-up plans that can quickly be implemented in the various countries.

  12. Final report of the UNESCO regional report on HIV/AIDS and education within the school system for English-speaking countries in Eastern Southern Africa, 20 to 24 February 1995 Harare

    This report of the UNESCO Regional Seminar on HIV/AIDS and Education within the School System for English-speaking Countries in Eastern and Southern Africa is intended for planners and policy-makers in Ministries of Education and Ministries of Health as well as representatives of NGOs. The particular focus is on Eastern and Southern Africa. The purpose of the Seminar was to enhance awareness of the need for preventive education on HIV/AIDS and to mobilise support for effective preventive education as means to reduce actual and potential impact of HIV/AIDS on education systems.

  13. Mitigating HIV/AIDS Impact on Education Systems: Planning and Management Checklist

    Mitigating HIV/AIDS Impact on Education Systems: Planning and Management Checklist

  14. Aspects of the Law Relating to AIDS: HIV/AIDS and Discrimination in Schools

    This is a report which contains background information on HIV/AIDS and Education issues in South Africa. Contained in this report are copies of media statements on HIV/AIDS and schools, an extract from a working paper which discusses issues on HIV/AIDS and schools and preliminary recommendations, an extract from a committee paper, the South African Schools Act, 1996 and the National Education Policy Act of 1996.

  15. School Health & Nutrition: A Situation Analysis - A Participatory Approach to Building Programmes that Promote Health, Nutrition and Learning in Schools

    This document has been developed by The Partnership for Child Development in collaboration with other agencies, including UNICEF, The Edna McConnell Clark Foundation, WHO, USAID, PAHO and The World Bank. It has been field tested in five countries in Africa. The goal of the situation analysis described in this document is to guide the design and evaluation of school-based health and nutrition programmes. …

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