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  1. Watch out! Diseases in the world around us

    This document is one of the 'information books for Africa' in the HIV and AIDS series, developed by the Junior Africa Writers (JAWS). It is designed for children in lower primary through upper secondary school and is intended to inform and provoke discussion about HIV and AIDS; and also to provide these children with the knowledge, skills and values needed to prevent them from getting infected with the HIV virus. …

  2. Life planning education: a handbook for teachers in junior and senior secondary schools

    This teacher's handbook is the result of several discussions on the use of the life planning curriculum in junior and senior secondary school classes. It is written to support teachers with their planning and delivery of life planning education in the classroom. This handbook consists of seven chapters designed to educate teachers about issues related to HIV and AIDS. These are: 1) Human growth and development; 2) Puberty and adolescence; 3) Sexual abuse; 4) Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) 5) HIV; 6) Gender issues; and 7) Poverty. …

  3. Population/family life education in science for primaries five and six pupils

    The Nigerian Population/Family Life Education Programme focuses on equipping individuals with the knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary to effectively deal with problems such as decline in sexual morality, and the prevalence of sexually transmitted diseases including HIV/AIDS. The aim of the programme is to improve the quality of life of Nigerians. Based on the successes of the programme at secondary level, a decision was made to expand the programme to the primary level, focusing on the last two years of primary school.

  4. Population education programme for Nigeria: teaching methodologies in population education. Population education self-learning module 12- for secondary school teachers in Nigeria

    The objectives of this teacher training manual are in line with those of the National Population Education Programme. It is part of a 13 module series intended to help teachers in Nigeria develop a sound knowledge base in population education, skills and competencies as well as develop teachers' competence in the use of innovative methods in teaching population education. The manual deals with the use of the following methods in the classroom: inquiry approach, problem-solving approach, value clarification approach, discussion method, role-playing technique and dramatization method.

  5. Teacher's guide in population family life education for primaries five and six in Agriculture, English Language, Science and Social Studies

    This guide comes in one volume and is meant for use by teachers in the upper primary school (that is primaries five and six) in the following four subjects: Agriculture, English Language, Science and Social studies. It is supposed to be a reference material for the teacher, who using his/her own initiative, is expected to develop his/her own lesson plans. …

  6. Taking steps of courage: teaching adolescents about sexuality and gender in Nigeria and Cameroon

    The document describes gender-sensitive approaches to sexuality and provides selected programme examples based on the International Women's Health Coalition's (IWHC) supported work. This paper outlines some of the lessons about sexuality education that have emerged from their shared experience. The first section describes very briefly, the changing context of adolescence in Cameroun and Nigeria. The second discusses what is meant by sexuality and sexuality education as well as some basic guidelines for teaching this topic. …

  7. Improving health through schools: national and international strategies

    This publication describes the different strategies implemented to improve health through schools. The chapters present the current health concerns among school-age children and adolescents, and the strategic responses of governments, national and international organizations to address health issues through schools. …

  8. Young HIV/AIDS peer educators: a force for change. What to know and do

    This booklet explains what the disease is, how it is and is not spread and how it can be prevented. One of the best ways to arm yourself against HIV/AIDS is to learn and talk about it. The more informed people are, the more likely they are to protect themselves.

  9. Walking the talk: putting women's rights at the heart of the HIV and AIDS response

    Using research from 13 countries, this report demonstrates that gender inequalities and the persistent and systematic violation of their rights are leaving women and girls disproportionately vulnerable to HIV and AIDS. Poverty and limited access to education and information, discriminatory laws and ingrained gender inequalities all deny women and girls their rights. …

  10. University of Ilorin Policy on HIV/AIDS

    University of Ilorin is committed towards controlling the spread of HIV in the University community, providing equitable care and support for all staff and students within the community who may be infected by HIV and mitigating its impact to the point where it is no longer a threat to healthy and productive life. The University of Ilorin is also committed to be part of the global effort in controlling the pandemic of HIV/AIDS.Towards achieving this goal, the following objectives have been formulated:1. …

  11. USAID Response to the Impact of HIV/AIDS on Basic Education in Africa

    Document listed as resource material for the Sub-Regional Seminar: "Accelerating the Education Sector Response to HIV/AIDS in Africa" Mombasa, Kenya 11th - 15th November, 2002.

  12. Sexuality education in schools: The international experience and implications for Nigeria

    Nigeria is in the early stages of carrying out its new national policy on sexuality and reproductive health education. Worldwide, school-based programs are an important element of efforts to improve the reproductive health of young people. This paper reviews the international experience and its implications for Nigeria.

  13. Sexual and Reproductive Health Behaviour of Students of Tertiary Institutions in Nigeria

    This study uses both quantitative and qualitative approaches to obtain data from 1448 students equally selected from six tertiary institutions from Nigeria's three main divisions.The main objectives were to investigate the sexulal behaviour of students and highlight aspects likely to increase vulnerability to HIV infection. It is hoped that the information can used to underpin evidence-based interventions.

  14. National HIV/AIDS and Reproductive Health Survey

    The 2003 National HIV/AIDS and Reproductive Health Survey (NARHS) is a nationally representative survey of 10 000 respondents consisting of 5 128 women aged 15-49 years and 4 962 men aged 15-64 years. …

  15. Institutional HIV/AIDS policy University of Agriculture Abeokuta (UNAAB) Nigeria

    The purpose of this policy is to ensure a consistent and equitable approach to the prevention of HIV/AIDS among employees and students, and to the management of the consequences of HIV/AIDS, including the care and support of employees and students living with HIV/AIDS. The policy has been developed and will be implemented in consultation with employees at all levels. …

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