HIV/AIDS education in schools evaluation by Brenda Munro

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Statementby Brenda Munro and Maryanne Doherty-Poirier for Alberta Health.
ContributionsDoherty-Poirier, Maryanne., Alberta. Alberta Education., Alberta. Alberta Health.
LC ClassificationsLB3418.A35 M86 1992
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ISBN 100773210482
LC Control Number93174413

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Alberta Education. Publication date Topics AIDS. For many countries, HIV/AIDS is a newly recognized challenge to the education sector, and as a result, very few programs have been in place long enough to be formally evaluated.

Rather than delaying access to program information until success was confirmed, the Sourcebookcom- bines two approaches to offer some assurance of program quality. derations for effective school-based HIV/AIDS prevention curri-cula.

They are the core concepts of this booklet. Implementing effective HIV/AIDS education can also have a dramatic impact on the incidence of sexually transmitted infec-tions (STI). The term ‘AIDS educator’ used in this book does not refer solely to Size: KB. Sex or population education is usually mentioned in text books but taught superficially, and with considerable discomfort by teachers.

HIV/AIDS is included either in sex/population education, or (Uganda) in common diseases. Coverage in the Asian countries is minimal at present, and kept to very basic information, not related to sexual : E.

Barnett, K. de Koning, V. Francis. Peer education in HIV prevention: An evaluation in schools Article in The European Journal of Public Health 16(2) May with 91 Reads How we measure 'reads'.

The authors also collected measures of knowledge, attitudes, and behavior regarding HIV/AIDS. After two years, girls in schools where teachers had been trained were more likely to be married in the event of a pregnancy. The program had little other impact on students' knowledge, attitudes, and behavior, or on the incidence of teen childbearing.

for HIV/AIDS and Education Programme to guide the Ministry's strategic response to the problem. I would like to present this Plan and also seek your fullest commitment and support for HIV/AIDS activities in the education sector so that activities and interventions that are planned will achieve the ultimate.

HIV/AIDS is conceptualised as having the potential to affect education through ten different mechanisms: reduction in demand, reduction in supply, reduction in availability of resources, adjustments in response to the special needs of a rapidly increasing number of orphans, adaptation to new interactions both within schools and between schools and communities, curriculum modification, altered roles that have to be adopted by teachers and the education.

HIV & Education In recent years, the education sector has come to play an increasingly important role in preventing HIV. Children of school-age have the lowest HIV infection rates of any population sector. Even in the worst affected countries, the vast majority of schoolchildren are not infected.

HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) is a virus that damages the immune system. Due to improving therapies, being HIV positive does not automatically lead to AIDS (Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome).

Once AIDS develops it means that the body's natural defences are damaged and have been harmed by the HIV virus. AIDS Education and Prevention: Evaluation of a School-based Intervention For HIV/AIDS Prevention [Kinsler Janni] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

This terms has the highest HIV prevalence in Central America per 1, One-third of all reported HIV/AIDS cases are in young people ages 15 to Given the small population of Belize (   Introduction.

There is a growing concern about AIDS among school-aged youth in Belize. As ofthe estimated HIV prevalence rate among teens and young adults (15–24) ranged from to per in males and to per in females (UNAIDS, ).Approximately 30% of the individuals infected with HIV are between the ages of 15 and Cited by: 'Education and HIV/AIDS' provides a strategic direction for the World Bank in responding to the impact of HIV/AIDS on education systems.

The central message of this book is that the education. Results of studies indicate that the school-based HIV/AIDS education programmes can result in significant changes in knowledge and attitudes that affect sexual behaviour of young people, leading to significant increases in the use of condom and reductions in sexual health problems, such as unwanted pregnancy, sexually transmitted infection, and abortion ().Cited by:   All of which explains why the Children’s HIV Association (Chiva) is reissuing guidelines for schools this week, and why its projects manager, Magda Conway, says all teachers need to become much.

The purpose of this book is twofold: First, to provide an in-depth examination of the behavioral and socio-cultural context of AIDS in Belize; and second, to give a detailed account of the program planning, implementation, and evaluation of a theory-centered peer-facilitated school-based HIV/AIDS education and prevention program on HIV-related 5/5(1).

This study presents the results of an evaluation of a peer-based HIV/AIDS education program, the BASE program, as implemented in a suburban high school setting.

The participants were high school students who participated in an "AIDS Awareness Day" as a part of the BASE program in their high by: 5.

School-based sex education is a critical tool for HIV prevention among youth, and research suggests school-based HIV prevention programs are cost-effective when implemented in the context of combination prevention.

Intervention evaluations need to go beyond addressing the question of whether school-based sex education increases knowledge and focus instead Cited by:   HIV, Other STD, and Pregnancy Prevention Education in Public Secondary Schools — 45 States, – In the United States, 46% of high school students have had sexual intercourse and potentially are at risk for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection, other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), and pregnancy ().The National HIV/AIDS Strategy.

“HIV prevention education” means instruction on the nature of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and AIDS, methods of transmission, strategies to reduce the risk of HIV infection, and social and public health issues related to HIV and AIDS (EC ). Incl. bibl., abstract Although not part of the national curriculum untilHIV/AIDS education has been taught for some time in Ugandan secondary schools through a variety of extracurricular.

Introduction. Good quality human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)- and acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS)-related education is seen by many as central to increasing young people's awareness of, and decreasing their vulnerability to, HIV [1, 2].National governments across the world have developed policies to address HIV- and AIDS-related education within the formal education Cited by: policies addressing HIV infection in schools, the National Association of State Boards of Education published Someone at School Has AIDS.

This guide includes sample policy language for such issues as attendance, privacy, employment, HIV and athletics, and education on preventing HIV infection. Size: 1MB. The HIV and AIDS Life Skills Education Programme finds its policy mandate from the National Policy on HIV and AIDS for Learners and Educators in Schools ().

The programme was initiated in and is implemented in all public institutions. HIV/AIDS on education systems, and in helping develop an effective preventative response. James D. Wolfensohn President The World Bank Group EDUCATION AND HIV/AIDS: A WINDOW OF HOPE x WB_AIDStext 4/19/02 AM Page x.

The integration of HIV/AIDS education and life-long skills programmes in the school curricula can be an effective way of influencing behavioural changes in children from an early age. About 40 per cent of the HEIs in South Africa had different types of units engaged in HIV/AIDS research.

Thus, not only do schools provide the education, knowledge and life skills for decreased vulnerability to HIV infection, but they also provide the environment for communities to be able to protect themselves.

THEORY: THE QUALITATIVE ARGUMENTS Literature Review on the Impact of Education Levels on HIV/AIDS Prevalence RatesFile Size: KB. The Impact of HIV/Aids on Primary Education A Case Study on Selected Districts of Kenya Abstract This study compares, describes, and analyzes the impact of HIV/Aids on primary education in Kenya in terms of enrolment, participation, completion and drop-out rates of pupils in selected urban and rural case.

AB - This study presents the results of an evaluation of a peer-based HIV/AIDS education program, the BASE program, as implemented in a suburban high school setting. The participants were high school students who participated in an AIDS Awareness Day as a part of the BASE program in their high by: 5.

We report results from a randomized evaluation comparing three school-based HIV/AIDS interventions in Kenya: 1) training teachers in the Kenyan Government’s HIV/AIDS-education curriculum; 2) encouraging students to debate the role of condoms and to write essays on how to protect themselves against HIV/AIDS; and 3) reducing the cost of by: AIDS education while % said that their schools did not have enough information on HIV and AIDS education.

These findings indicate that a bigger percentage of the schools have a shortage of textbooks with information on HIV and AIDS education. This implies that the implementation of HIV and AIDS curriculum is not yet effectively. The authors report results from a randomized evaluation comparing three school-based HIV/AIDS interventions in Kenya: (1) training teachers in the Kenyan Government's HIV/AIDS-education curriculum; (2) encouraging students to debate the role of condoms and to write essays on how to protect themselves against HIV/AIDS; and (3) reducing the cost of education.

Education is recognized as a social determinant of health. Education has also been identified as a social vaccine against contracting HIV.

Research suggests a negative linear relationship between educational attainment (years of education) and HIV infection rate, especially the educational attainment of women and girls.

Education and HIV/AIDS Prevention: school-based HIV/AIDS education programs can be effective in limiting the spread of in the same schools, a randomized evaluation of File Size: KB. This article describes an evaluation of a school-based peer education intervention for HIV prevention among students in twenty seven high schools in Aden, Yemen.

The intervention was developed after a survey among the same population inwhich revealed a high level of stigma towards people living with HIV (PLWH) and a low level of HIV Cited by: A monitoring and evaluation system was formally proposed during the preparation of the Basic Education and Management Support Programme and a specialist was hired for that demand for a system of accountability goes beyond any individual project and should in fact cover all aspects of the Ministry’s plans and programmes.

Why HIV/AIDS education. Each year there are more and more new HIV infections, which shows that people either aren't learning the message about the dangers of HIV, or are unable or unwilling to act on it. Many people are dangerously ignorant about the virus - a survey found recently that a third of teens thought there was a 'cure'.

This book clearly demonstrates how HIV/AIDS is affecting pupils, teachers, parents, the curriculum and resources.

It will be an invaluable source of reference for ministries of education and other decision makers in monitoring their own anti-HIV/AIDS programmes. HIV/AIDS Education Programs in Kenya: Contexts of Implementation in Secondary Schools in Kisii County HIV Education in Ugandan Secondary Schools: Attitudes of Students, Teachers, and Administrators Multiple Effects of Education on Disease: The Intriguing Case of HIV/AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa.

The HIV Prevention Education Program makes grants to public schools for implementing effective education to prevent HIV infection, sexually transmitted diseases, and pregnancy; provides professional development and technical assistance for school personnel to assist with implementing programs to reduce HIV risk behaviors among school-age youth; assesses.

title = "AIDS education for primary school children in Tanzania: An evaluation study", abstract = "Objective: To test the effects of an HIV/AIDS education program. Design: A quasi-experimental, nested cross-sectional design including baseline and 6-month follow-up by: Impact Evaluation of a School-Based Sexuality and HIV Prevention Education Activity in South Africa – Baseline Survey Report Download Document: trepdf — PDF document, 2, kB (2, bytes).The objective of this evaluation program is to determine the cost effectiveness of quality HIV/AIDS education in reducing the risky sexual behaviour among adolescents, and to compare the cost effectiveness of this approach relative to other approaches, such as helping children stay in school and empowering them by reducing the cost of education.

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