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  1. Chemistry and HIV and AIDS: a generic integration course module for universities in sub-Saharan Africa

    This integrated teaching module is an output of the in-country training workshops for lecturers on Higher Education Science and Curricula Reforms: African Universities responding to HIV and AIDS, held in Kumasi (Ghana), Kigali (Rwanda), Gaborone (Botswana) and Nairobi (Kenya). The module contains input from participants from public and private institutions of Higher education and is based on their curricula in the teaching of chemistry.

  2. Engineering, mathematics, physics and HIV and AIDS: a generic integration course module for universities in sub-Saharan Africa

    This generic integrated module is an output of the UNESCO/AWSE incountry Training Workshops on Mainstreaming and integration of HIV and AIDS for Physical and Engineering Sciences in Ghana, Rwanda, Botswana and Kenya. It summarizes the various country integration modules in mathematics, physics and engineering and the potential entry points for integrating HIV and AIDS materials.

  3. HIV and AIDS and higher education in Africa: a review of best practice models and trends

    This study, commissioned by the Association of African Universities, was conducted to identify the strengths, constraints and opportunities for addressing the human resource and policy challenges occassioned by the HIV and AIDS pandemic. A sample of between 12 and 15 institutions which exemplified best practices in the response to HIV and AIDS in Africa was identified. In documenting and disseminating these examples, it is hoped that other institutions will benefit from the sharing of new knowledge and contribute to the overall strengthening of the response to the epidemic. …

  4. Chemistry and HIV/AIDS: a generic integration course module for universities in Africa

    This integrated teaching module is an output of the in-country training workshop for lecturers on "Higher Education Science and Curricular Reforms: African Universities responding to HIV and AIDS" held in Kumasi (Ghana), Kigali (Rwanda), Gaborone (Botswana) and Nairobi (Kenya). The module contains input from participants from public and private institutions of higher education and is based on their curricula in the teaching of chemistry.

  5. Biological sciences and HIV/AIDS: a generic integration course module for universities in Africa

    This integrated teaching module is an output of the in-country training workshop for lecturers on "Higher Education Science and Curricular Reforms: African Universities responding to HIV and AIDS" held in Kumasi (Ghana), Kigali (Rwanda), Gaborone (Botswana) and Nairobi (Kenya). The module contains input from participants from public and private institutions of higher education and is based on their curricula in the teaching of biological sciences.

  6. Engineering, mathematics, physics and HIV/AIDS: a generic integration course module for universities in Africa

    This generic integration module is an output of the UNESCO/AWSE in-country Training Workshops on Mainstreaming HIV/AIDS for Physical and Engineering Sciences in Ghana, Rwanda, Botswana and Uganda. It summarizes the identification of modules in mathematics, physics and engineering and the potential entry points for integrating HIV/AIDS issues.

  7. University of Dar es Salaam HIV/AIDS Policy

    The UDSM HIV/AIDS Policy aims at preventing the spread of HIV infection, providing equal access to treatment, care and support services to people living with or affected by HIV/AIDS, generating and disseminating HIV/AIDS knowledge, and providing a strong and committed leadership in response to the pandemic at the UDSM and the wider society.

  8. UNESCO review of higher education institutions' responses to HIV and AIDS. Dominican Republic: the case of Pontificia Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra, Santiago campus

    Dominican Republic has a notably young population-61% of the population is aged from 15 to 24 years. The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) reports that more than half of new HIV infections occur in this age range, which makes the promotion of preventive measures include risk-reductive behaviours important at the national level and, in particular, in places where youngsters interact on a daily basis, such as university campuses.There is evidence that college students in the Dominican Republic have heard about sexually transmitted diseases (STIs), HIV and AIDS. …

  9. Turning the tide: a strategic response to HIV and AIDS in South African higher education. HEAIDS Programme Report: 2002-2004

    South African higher education celebrated a decade of democracy in 2004. As the country's institutions and its citizens celebrate this freedom, it is time to reflect on the enormous challenges which confront South African society and the role which higher education is expected to play. Just over four years ago, institutional leaders in government and in the higher education community committed themselves to supporting and implementing a programme aimed at putting in place a comprehensive response to HIV and AIDS across the higher education system. …

  10. The formation of a critical, compassionate citizenry: the inculcation of HIV/AIDS curricula into South African Higher Education

    There have been numerous programmes internationally and continentally that involve the careful and sometimes not too careful inculcation of HIV/AIDS awareness into curricula. The majority of these have centred on adolescent programmes because, naturally, it is generally perceived that this age group is both sexually active and adventurous in so far as they are exploring boundaries that are simultaneously sexual, political and social. As the Love Life campaigns have proved, the adolescent and especially the early adolescent is a notoriously difficult age group to address effectively. …

  11. Status and Impacts of HIV/AIDS in Agricultural Universities and Colleges in Africa

    The report looks into the status, impact and preventive actions taken by some of the partner universities and colleges in Africa of Agricultural University of Norway (NLH) against the spread of HIV/AIDS. …

  12. National University of Science and Technology HIV/AIDS policy

    The University shall be guided by the following four principle policy components with respect to HIV/AIDS prevention, care and support, research and mitigation impact:Rights and responsibilities of staff and students affected and infected by HIV/AIDS.Integration of HIV/AIDS into teaching research and service activities of all University faculties, centers and units.To provide preventive measures, care and support to staff and students affected and/infected with HIV/AIDS to alleviate fear, stigma, and discrimination surrounding HIV/AIDS.Policy implementation: structures, procedures, monitoring  …

  13. National HIV/AIDS Preventive Education in Primary Schools, Secondary Schools and Teacher Training Colleges

    Since the first incident of HIV/AIDS in Kenya was reported in 1984, the Government responded with the sessional paper No.4 of 1997 detailing its policy framework on HIV/AIDS. This has resulted in a five-year national strategic plan on HIV/AIDS control.Consequently, on 25th November 1999, His Excellency the President declared HIV/AIDS a national disaster. …

  14. Institutional responses to HIV/AIDS from institutions of higher education in the Southern African Development Community

    This report compares, analyses, and summarises findings on institutional responses to HIV/AIDS from public institutions of higher education in the Southern African Development Community (SADC). By examining current responses this report aims to illustrate why and how higher education institutions must develop and sustain institutional responses to HIV/AIDS both individually and regionally, and also presents guidelines on how current gaps could be addressed and successes developed. …

  15. Higher education institutions in Africa responding to HIV/AIDS

    This document contains the following reports: Response of universities and colleges to HIV/AIDS, Response of teacher training colleges in Africa to HIV/AIDS, Response of Polytechnics in Africa to HIV/AIDS

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