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This document discusses the outlined policies, reflections and challenges in HIV/AIDS faced by Save the Children UK as discussed at the International AIDS Conference in Durban. …
This report discusses the UNICEF project to expand programming for families and children affected by HIV/AIDS. The project had six objectives: to develop top management commitment and capacity; to mobilise field support; to initiate country programming or bring to scale; to prepare technical issues papers and global advocacy report; to build international and national advocacy on the issue; and to build sustainable data collection mechanisms.
This paper discusses the rights of children particularly in a world with HIV/AIDS. It explores how the way children affects the lives that they live. The thrust is on how to ensure that a child's rights are actually accessible to him/her through particular policies.
This article discusses the various effects that children affected by AIDS are exposed to. The main thrust being that approaches in support of CABA need to be holistic taking into consideration that all aspects of a child's life are under stress due to the situation they are living in.
This manual is aimed at providing some guidance in the area of psychosocial support of Children Affected by AIDS. This is in realisation of the fact that this is a major and often neglected aspect in the fight against the pandemic.
The Farm Orphan Support Trust of Zimbabwe (FOST) is a state registered Private Voluntary Organisation. It is a national programme which solicits and facilitates support for children in especially difficult circumstances, particularly orphans, on commercial farms in Zimbabwe. It seeks to avoid costly and culturally undesirable institutional care, by keeping children in their communities of origin.
This report is derived from the initiatives and key results identified by UNICEF with regards to support for orphans in the southern African region. UNICEF has been designated lead agency among the UNAIDS co-sponsors for programmes in support of orphans. An effort to conduct national-level rapid assessments of the orphan problem in 13 countries in the region was completed in 1999. UNICEF and other partners sponsored a much more complete study of the problem in Zambia in 1999, resulting in a report that should be widely read for its analysis of the many facets of this crisis.
This report forms one component of a Situation Analysis of Orphans in Zambia, commissioned by the Study Fund of the Social Recovery Project on behalf of UNICEF, SIDA and USAID. This part of the study assesses the practices for care and support of orphans and vulnerable children in Zambia.
This report is a follow up activity resultant from the release on World AIDS Day of 'Children on the Brink'. Children on the Brink served as a wake up call for the international development community on the issue of children orphaned by AIDS as it portrays the scale and urgency of this demographic event in unprecedented fashion, a clear picture of the massive impact the pandemic will have on children, families, societies and economies in Sub-Saharan Africa through the first third of the next century. …
This is a draft discussion paper, which forms the basis to develop jointly a 5-year program proposal to scale up targeted psychosocial support programs for OVC.
This report discusses the Kitovu Mobile Home care and Orphans Programme that has been in operation now for the past thirteen years. It presents the statistics of the spread of HIV and the resultant deaths thus presenting the problem of orphans and discussing how this can be dealt with by using the African example and in particular, Uganda. This programme is aimed at reaching various target groups including People Living With HIV/AIDS; Orphans and their families; Teenage school drop-outs and their families; Women and Youth and Community Workers.
This report is part of a series on HIV/AIDS. It was written, edited, and produced by the Health Technical Services Project of TvT Associates and The Pragma Corporation for the HIV/AIDS Division of U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). It provides a compelling demographic portrait of an immense problem and is intended to serve as a call to action for developed and developing nations alike.