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  1. Ministry of Education Response to HIV/AIDS: Country Presentation: Botswana

    The first AIDS case in Botswana was reported in 1985. By the year 2000 the country was experiencing one of the severest HIV/AIDS epidemic on the continent. The governments' initial response was to start a National AIDS Control Programme (NACP) and a short Term Plan. Government of Botswana developed a National HIV/AIDS Policy in 1993. Following this came the medium Term Plan I (MTPI) which placed response to the epidemic on the Health Sector at the district level. At the end of the implementation of the MTPI it was realised that there was a need to shift to a multi-sectoral approach. …

  2. Ministry of Education Policy on HIV/AIDS Education

    The HIV/AIDS Education Policy of the Ministry of Education was developed as part of the national response to the epidemic. The Ministry has a major responsibility to reduce the spread of HIV infection by addressing HIV/AIDS in its education programmes. This is done through infusion/integration of HIV/AIDS issues in the school curriculum and related training of the teaching force. The key aim is to equip all with skills, to develop attitudes and practices to curb the spread and manage HIV/AIDS. …

  3. HIV/AIDS policy for the national education system of Papua New Guinea

    This Policy applies to all students, teachers, lecturers, teacher trainers, trainee teachers, managers (including Boards of Management, Boards of Governors and Governing Councils), administrators, and professional, support and ancillary staff at all levels of the national education system. The policy can also be used as a guide for other education institutions and schools outside the national education system. …

  4. HIV and AIDS in the education sector in Cambodia: financial procedure manual for strengthening Cambodia's response to HIV and AIDS programme (Fact Sheet: 6)

    This ICHA Fact Sheet (#6) aims at briefly describing the Ministry's financial procedures for strengthening Cambodia's Response to HIVand AIDS Programme. …

  5. Education sector policy on HIV/AIDS

    Education sector policy on HIV/AIDS

  6. Education sector policy on HIV and AIDS

    The Education Sector Policy on HIV and AIDS formalises the rights and responsibilities of every persons involved, directly or indirectly, in the education sector with regard to HIV and AIDS: the learners, their parents and care-givers, educators, managers, administrators, support staff and the civil society.

  7. Education and Sports sector national policy guidelines on HIV and AIDS

    This policy and guidelines document on HIV/AIDS is a response to a Government of Uganda (GOU) initiative which requires that each sector should develop a sector specific policy that is consistent with and responds to the National Overarching Policy on HIV/AIDS and the National Strategic Plan.This document has two components: policy and guidelines. The policy section outlines an approach to HIV/AIDS in the education and sports sector, the institutions and stakeholders which the policy targets and the principles which underlie the policy. …

  8. Education and Sports Sector Policy and Guidelines on HIV/AIDS

    This policy and guidelines document is a response to a Government of Uganda initiative which requires that each sector should develop a sector specific policy that is consistent with and responds to the National Strategic Framework. This policy takes its lead from the Revised National Strategic Framework for HIV/AIDS Activities in Uganda 2003/4-2005/6 which is lead by th Uganda AIDS Commission and is intended to provide guidance to all HIV/AIDS stakeholders.

  9. Draft HIV/AIDS and Education Policy and Strategic Planning Framework 2002-2006

    This document sets out provisional policy and strategic priorities identified by MINEDUC in the education sector's fight against HIV and AIDS. The battle against the HIV/AIDS pandemic is not only about limiting its spread. …

  10. Actions taken by the Ministry of Education and Sports to Cope with the Impact of HIV/AIDS (Uganda)

    The HIV/AIDS epidemic is directly affecting learners, teachers and administrators in Uganda. Document lists major objectives, outcomes expected and comprehensive strategies of the Ministry of Education and Sports to combat HIV/AIDS in the education sector. Among proposed information, life skills programs, cooperation with NGOs and joint activities within the education sector to promote prevention awareness are prominent.

  11. HIV/AIDS and Education Policy-Legal Issues

    This powerpoint presentation on legal issues surrounding HIV/AIDS and Education gives an overview of the international and regional framework impacting the education sector. Some areas were law impacts on education policy include HIV testing, privacy and confidentiality, illness issues of sick leave and termination, and access to treatment. Various international and regional legal instruments on HIV/AIDS protecting employees and case laws are cited in this presentation.

  12. Sub Regional Colloquium "Teaching in a World with AIDS" Summary

    This a brief summary of the Sub- Regional Colloquium meeting held in Harare in Zimbabwe 2004. The main objectives of this meeting was to share on various aspects affecting the education sector-teachers in particular. Various presentations were made which touched on the global initiative and the need for a coordinated national response; the new role and management of teachers in the face of HIV/AIDS; DEMMIS and other best practices being adopted in the region.

  13. Managing the impact of HIV/AIDS on education sector in South Africa

    This is a study on what HIV/AIDS is doing to people in South Africa, to its society and economy. It looks at some of the factors that have combined to make the pandemic so powerful. It then examines South African AIDS strategies, and factors that have complicated implementation of national AIDS plans, on the assumption that lessons from national efforts might suggest principles for the education system. The paper comments on the current framework for countering the effect of HIV/AIDS on the education sector. …

  14. HIV/AIDS and education: a sourcebook of HIV/AIDS prevention programmes

    This Sourcebook aims to support efforts by countries to strengthen the role of the education sector in the prevention of HIV/AIDS. It was developed in response to numerous requests for a simple forum to help countries share their practical experiences of designing and implementing programs that are targeted at school-age children. The Sourcebook seeks to fulfil this role by providing concise summaries of programs, using a standard format that highlights the main elements of the programs and makes it easier to compare the programs with each other. …

  15. The Impact of HIV/AIDS on Education in Zimbabwe

    This report is intended as a resource to several types of users, from those who require broad overviews of the issues, to planners and programme managers who may need more in depth understanding of specific issues and areas. The scope and detail of the report make it important to access the knowledge required in the most efficient way. The following outline of the report and suggestions may assist in this. A short Executive Summary provides an overview summary of findings and key recommendations and is likely to be useful to all readers. …

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