"South Africa has the largest burden of HIV/AIDS and is currently implementing the largest antiretroviral treatment (ART) programme in the world. It is therefore fitting that South Africa is the first in the world to conduct three repeated national HIV population-based surveys to help monitor our response as a nation to the HIV/AIDS epidemic. This report is the third in a time series of population-based HIV seroprevalence surveys which started in 2002 and were repeated in 2005 and again in 2008"
This resource investigates disability and social change in South Africa. Specifically, it asserts that the biggest barrier to the full participation of disabled people in South African society is discrimination. In line with the social model of disability, this work further claims that societal attitudes hinder access to safe, accessible and affordable transport, employment and HIV and AIDS programmes
This is an evaluation study conducted in KwaZulu Natal, South Africa. It provides insights into whether learners who participated in a fact-based, interactive course had more knowledge about HIV risks, prevention, and care practices; more positive attitudes toward prevention practices and people living with HIV and AIDS; and a higher prevalence of reported safe behaviours, than comparable learners who did not participate in the course
This report presents the findings of a study on the effects of exposure to life skills education based on student recall of 11 life skills topics on sexual and reproductive health and HIV and AIDS-related knowledge, attitudes, and behaviours of adolescents in selected areas of KwaZulu Natal
This report focuses on the impact of the a life skills programme curriculum that was introduced to ninth grade students in KwaZulu Natal
Review of current knowledge about the response of children and young people in South Africa to HIV/AIDS, programming around prevention and living positively, and the potential of social mobilisation as a next phase in a sustained response to HIV/AIDS
This is a report on an international seminar on Inclusive Education which brought together practitioners from Asia, Africa, Central America, the Middle East and Europe. The aim of the seminar was to share experience between programmes. The semiar discussed five main topics: policy; attitudes; school issues; practice; and monitoring and evaluation
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