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  1. Ghana's education sector HIV/AIDS policy

    The education sector's specific policy statements and strategies have been outlined under the National Strategic Framework (NSF II) 2006-2010. The policy has been developed to: 1. Highlight the sector's commitment to the fight against the HIV/AIDS pandemic, 2. Provide guidelines and milestones that will ensure that all stakeholders tackle the problem of HIV/AIDS within the sector with a unified purpose. After an analysis of the situation, the plan proposes objectives, strategies and responses to the global situation.

  2. Quality assurance in basic education: Kenya

    This report displays the positions of the National examinations council of Kenya in the quality assurance in basic education; it explains the process of quality assurance in education.

  3. Policy of HIV infection and AIDS: a co-ordinated response to HIV/AIDS (as approved by Council, November 2006)

    This policy document covers issues of leadership and coordination; rights of the individual; teaching learning and research; prevention and care.

  4. University of Nairobi HIV/AIDS policy

    This document is designed to address challenges of implementing HIV/AIDS policy at the University of Nairobi (UoN). …

  5. Action programme on HIV/AIDS in education and training in the Southern African development community

    This document outlines a regional programme of action for mitigating HIV/AIDS in the education and training sector as developed by the Human Resources Development Sector Task Force on HIV/AIDS. It discusses the effect of the disease on the education and training sector, highlighting efforts undertaken by some member States and identifies priority issues for regional focus. It then outlines the objectives, strategies and activities to be undertaken to deal with HIV/AIDS within this sector, such as incorporating HIV/AIDS education in the curriculum at all levels of education.

  6. Improving health through schools: national and international strategies

    This publication describes the different strategies implemented to improve health through schools. The chapters present the current health concerns among school-age children and adolescents, and the strategic responses of governments, national and international organizations to address health issues through schools. …

  7. National policy on HIV/AIDS, for learners and educators in public schools, and students and educators in further education and training institutions

    The South African Ministry of Education acknowledges the seriousness of the HIV/AIDS epidemic on its citizens. This national policy shows the Ministry's commitment to minimise the social, economic and developmental consequences of HIV/AIDS to the education system, all learners, students and educators, and to provide leadership in the implementation of an HIV/AIDS policy. This policy seeks to contribute towards promoting effective prevention and care within the context of the public education system.

  8. Implementation plan for Tirisano: January 2000-December 2004

    The Implementation Plan of Tirisano is a five year plan that provides the political mandate for South Africa's Department of Education. It is a call upon on South Africans by their Minister of Education, urging them to cooperate with the Ministry and provincial education authorities in addressing the most urgent problems in their educational sector. It aims at providing good quality accessible education from childhood right through adulthood, and ensuring that they prepare their citizens to be part of a multicultural society within a common set of values. …

  9. University of the Free State HIV and AIDS policy: As approved by the UFS Council on 11 March 2005

    The UFS is committed to addressing HIV and AIDS in a positive, supportive and non-discriminatory approach by providing resources and leadership to implement HIV and AIDS University-based, as well as community outreach programmes.GOAL AND OBJECTIVES OF THE POLICYGOAL: To assist the UFS in responding to challenges posed in relation to HIV and AIDS.OBJECTIVES:a) Protect individual rights of confidentiality and freedom from discrimination.b) Promote (i) a sustained programme that provides counselling and support and (ii) the provision of current accurate information to the UFS community and to the …

  10. University of Zululand Policy on HIV/AIDS

    The country's Higher Education Sector appears to be particularly badly affected by the HIV/AIDS epidemic, with some estimates indicating that infection levels amongst undergraduates might be as high as 1 in 4. Given these figures, it would be hard to dispute SAUVCA's assertion that ""within the next 5 years, AIDS will become an everyday reality in the University system"". Given the nature of the disease and the devastating effect it is already having on our society, the University affirms the need to take a clear position on key questions related to HIV infection and AIDS. …

  11. University of Witwatersrand Policy on HIV/AIDS

    The University recognises that South Africa, with the rest of southern Africa, is experiencing a devastating HIV/AIDS epidemic. The University also recognises that HIV/AIDS is not only a health issue, but one which concerns the entire University community and our society in every possible respect. As an institution that strives to engage with society and be responsible to it, the University is committed to playing an active role in mitigating the impact of HIV/AIDS, both on its internal constituency of staff and students, and on society as a whole. …

  12. University of Port Elizabeth Policy on HIV/AIDS

    The university recognizes that HIV/AIDS is a global concern and that South Africa as well as the rest of Southern Africa is experiencing an HIV/AIDS pandemic. Furthermore the University recognizes that HIV/AIDS is not merely a health issue but is a developmental challenge which concerns the entire University community as well as it's contextual society. The university as an institution is committed to playing a leadership role in addressing HIV/AIDS in order to mitigate the impact thereof, on an interinstitutional, intrainstitutional and extra institutional level. …

  13. University of Natal HIV/AIDS Plan 2002-2004

    This document describes the mission, principles, components and objectives of the University of Natal AIDS Plan for 2002-2004. It is a departure point for dialogue and action with the various stakeholders, collaborators and partners committed to enhancing the response to HIV/AIDS within the University community. This dialogue will enable us to build, develop and implement this plan, thereby reducing the impact of HIV/AIDS on the University of Natal.

  14. University of Namibia Policy on HIV/AIDS

    In the past, UNAM's 1997 policy guidelines on HIV/AIDS provided a basis for action, but since that time, the country and the region have seen a massive escalation in the HIV/AIDS pandemic. The 1997 guidelines do not promote a coherent focus on HIV/AIDS across the curriculum and in all faculties and are not informed by a strategic work plan. The Namibian Senate thus mandated an ad hoc committee to review and recast existing policy guidelines. …

  15. University of Malawi HIV/AIDS Policy

    Malawi, like its neighbours in the Sub-Saharan Africa region, has been severely affected by the HIV/AIDS epidemic. Since the first case of HIV/AIDS was identified in May, 1985 epidemiological data has continued to show a rapidly escalating epidemic. By the end of 2001, the National HIV sero-prevalence was estimated at 10.6%, translating to about 800,000 people living with HIV/AIDS, 60% being women. About 300,000 adults and children are estimated to have died of AIDS or AIDS related diseases. The greatest impact in the public sector has been in education, agriculture and health. …

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