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  1. Communication strategy on HIV/AIDS and sexual reproductive health for higher education institutions

    This strategy document has eight sections. Section one discusses about the overview of HIV/AIDS and SRH in Ethiopia and in the HEIs; together with the policy environment for education sector activities in the field of HIV/AIDS/STIs/SRH. Section two states the rationale for the communication strategy; while section three provides an overview of environmental scan carried out through SWOT analysis. Section four has details on the major HIV/AIDS and SRH problems, risk factors and underlying causes identified among students of HEIs in the country. …

  2. HIV and AIDS and anti-sexual harassment policy

    In developing a policy on HIV and AIDS and Anti-Sexual Harassment, Uganda Martyrs‘ University (UMU) has embarked on a continuum stretching from prevention, treatment, care and support of those affected and infected by HIV and AIDS; to mitigating the impact of the disease on individuals, institutions, and community of which they are a part. …

  3. Policy and strategic framework on HIV and AIDS for higher education

    This Policy and Strategy Framework is based on the “Policy Framework on HIV and AIDS for Higher Education in South Africa” that was adopted in November 2008. The provisions of the 2008 Policy Framework remain valid but have been reconfigured to align with the 2012-2016 National Strategic Plan for HIV, STIs and TB. The alignment of the Policy and Strategic Framework with the NSP is based on the integral relationship of higher education institutions to society and its imperatives. …

  4. An addendum for higher education and technical and vocational education and training to the HIV and AIDS strategic plan 2008/2012

    The purpose of writing the addendum is to give visibility of Higher Education and Technical and Vocational Education Training in the ESSP - HA (2008 – 2012). The focus of this addendum is HE and TVET institutions, a population which is at risk for and vulnerable to HIV and STIs infection. The main focus of the addendum will be on four main areas or themes that will address risk and vulnerability reduction for both school and workplace populations, namely: prevention education; care and support services; impact mitigation; enabling environment.

  5. Ministry of Higher and Tertiary Education HIV and AIDS work place policy

    The aim of this policy is to guide and direct the process of dealing with HIV and AIDS issues in the workplace at all levels in the Ministry of Higher and Tertiary Education. The Policy provides the framework in which the MHTE as the leader, staff association representatives and members should design, implement, monitor and evaluate practical and effective HIV and AIDS programmes at the workplace in each institution. The policy conveys a culture of caring and compassion necessary to encourage openness, consistency and equity in dealing with the HIV and AIDS epidemic in the MHTE. …

  6. An Education Sector Policy on HIV/AIDS

    In The Gambia HIV/AIDS is regarded as a major development issue even though its prevalence rate has remained relatively low. Prevalence rates in The Gambia were estimated in 2000 and 2001 at 1.2% for HIV-1 and 0.9% for HIV-2, the rate of increase since earlier sero-prevalence surveys has been exponential. Increases in HIV-1 continued after 2001 reaching a peak level of 2.1% in 2004 while the prevalence rate for HIV-2 began to decline, reaching 1% in 2004. …

  7. The University of Zululand policy on HIV and AIDS (draft of a reviewed policy)

    The purpose of the document is to provide guidelines to the University with regard to the institution's response to HIV and AIDS with specific reference to its ability to continue functioning thereby preventing HIV and AIDS from undermining its potential to operate and deliver mandated services. …

  8. HIV/AIDS capacity building and curriculum integration for tertiary institutions

    The purpose of this document is to give guidelines on the steps and rational behind the need to have curriculum integration and capacity building in tertiary institutions. Each university/institution may develop its own goal but the underlying principle is the development of HIV/AIDS courses and provision of HIV training to staff/students. …

  9. Framework for HIV and AIDS workplace programmes for higher education in South Africa

    The HEAIDS Policy Framework on HIV and AIDS for Higher Education in South Africa is a guide against which institutions can review their existing institutional policies and programmes on HIV and AIDS. The associated Guidelines for the Development and Implementation of HIV and AIDS Policies at Higher Education Institutions in South Africa (December 2008) have been developed to enable higher education institutions to undertake this review and coordinate the development, alignment and implementation of institutional policies and programmes. …

  10. University of Dschang HIV/AIDS Policy

    The University of Dschang recognizes that HIV/AIDS is both a health and developmental issue, which concerns the entire University community and the Cameroonian society as a whole. In this respect, the University embarked on the development of a clear and explicit HIV/AIDS policy that will provide a framework within which it can organize a comprehensive and sustainable fight against HIV/AIDS. …

  11. Institutional HIV/AIDS policy of the University of Port Harcourt

    The sub-Saharan Africa is one of the hardest hit regions by the HIV/AIDS pandemic. In response to this pandemic, the Association of African Universities (AAU) awarded the University of Port Harcourt a grant of US$ 5,000 to develop an institutional HIV/AIDS policy that will guide the university in combating the spread of the disease. …

  12. HIV/AIDS strategic framework (2009-2013). Phase II of AAU HIV Programme "African Universities Responding to HIV/AIDS"

    Lessons learnt from Phase 1 and the result of a survey on best practices in HIV and AIDS management in African higher education institutions initiated by the AAU in 2007 have led to the development of the AAU HIV and AIDS 5-year Strategic Framework, to be implemented as Phase 2 of the AAU HIV/AIDS Core Programme. The general goal of the Strategic Framework is to improve the quality of life of the African productive age sector (15-49 years), with the expectation that there would be a reduced incidence of HIV infection among the African productive age sector.

  13. University of Nairobi HIV/AIDS policy

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

  14. 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 …

  15. 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. …

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