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  1. Teenage pregnancy in South Africa: With a specific focus on school-going learners

    The purpose of the study was to document, review and critically analyse literature on teenage pregnancy with a focus on school-going adolescents. The specific objectives were as follows: To review existing literature and conduct statistical analyses to establish the prevalence and determinants of teenage pregnancy; To assess the individual, familial and educative impact of teenage pregnancy; To identify and assess the impact of interventions for teenage pregnancy; and To propose a conceptual framework for research and interventions to prevent and mitigate the impact of teen pregnancy. …

  2. Education Sector HIV and AIDS Global Progress Survey: South Africa Summary Report

    South Africa Country Report for the 2011-2012 Education Sector HIV and AIDS Global Progress Survey.

  3. Development and test-retest reliability of a research instrument designed to evaluate school-based HIV/AIDS interventions in South Africa and Tanzania

    Aims: This article reports on the development and psychometric properties of an instrument to evaluate school-based HIV/ AIDS interventions aimed at adolescents in three African sites. Methods: The instrument was developed in a series of steps that involved a review of existing instruments; use of empirical data and secondary literature supporting an association between the variables of interest and sexual intercourse or condom use; operationalizing the constructs of the theoretical model employed; and using the objectives of the intervention. …

  4. Education management information systems in the era of HIV and AIDS: an introduction

    This paper is an introduction to Education Management Information Systems (EMIS) in the context of the era of HIV and AIDS. It provides an overview of EMIS, its aims and objectives, and provides detail around its design and function. In addition it considers the importance of management information systems in the context of HIV/AIDS. This document is the first in a two-part series, the second focusing on District Education Management and Monitoring Information Systems (DEMMIS), for capturing a limited amount of local data on a more regular basis than the annual EMIS. …

  5. Developing District-Level Early Warning and Decision Support Systems to Assist in Managing and Mitigating the Impact of HIV/AIDS on Education (DEMMIS)

    This paper, presented at the Barcelona International AIDS Conference in 2002, details a pilot project for DEMMIS in districts of KwaZulu Natal province. The pilot project, or district-level Education Management & Monitoring Information System (DEMMIS), was developed to answer the need for regular HIV/AIDS sensitive data gathering systems.The data are captured at month-end in the school and sent to the district office for inclusion in an ACCESS database.The results of this project are presented here.

  6. DEMMIS: a local level management tool

    This occasional paper is the second in a series about Education Management Information Systems. The first in the series, 'Education Management Information Systems in an Era of HIV and AIDS: An Introduction', should be read before proceeding here, because it provides a useful overview about Education Management Information Systems and their application in an HIV and AIDS era. This second occasional paper introduces a local-level, data collection and management tool, referred to as a District Education Management and Monitoring Information System (DEMMIS). …

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