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Young Namibians and HIV & AIDS

Bastian Schwarz

Young Namibians and HIV & AIDS

a baseline study with communication recommendations for the Adolescent HIV Prevention Programme of UNICEF Namibia

by Bastian Schwarz

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Published by UNICEF in [Windhoek .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesYoung Namibians and HIV and AIDS, Adolescent HIV prevention programme :
Statementprepared for the UNICEF Adolescent HIV Prevention Programme by Bastian Schwarz.
The Physical Object
Pagination138 p. :
Number of Pages138
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16292512M
LC Control Number2007382074

HIV/Aids is becoming the most devastating disease humankind has ever faced. In the same UN report on (UN Global Report on the HIV and AIDS Epidemic) around million South Africans were estimated as having HIV or Aids, including children under the age of 15 years. people died from AIDS in South Africa in   Nujoma reiterated his call for Namibians to return to the institution of traditional marriage as a means of combating HIV-AIDS. His calls have caused consternation among some church leaders in the North who do not recognize the : Indiana University Press.

Livey Van Wyk, 31, has come a long way from pregnant and HIV-positive teenager to becoming a fulfilled mother and an influential and inspiring young mayor who is the pride of her native : UNICEF Canada. They shoulder a double responsibility in raising children and caring for family members as well as contributing to the family income. This load has only increased with the horrendous effects of HIV/AIDS on the family structure – in just over 13% of the adult Namibian population was living with HIV/AIDS, down from 18% in

This book may not be sold or used in conjunction with commercial purposes. for AIDS Relief through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) In , I started working as a young community liaison officer for a Namibian non-profit organisation. This experience opened my eyes to the tremendous gaps between the. General HIV and Sexuality: Participant Manual Page 3 January Foreword In , I started working as a young community liaison officer for a Namibian non-profit organisation. This experience opened my eyes to the tremendous gaps between the values, norms and .


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ABOUT 10% of Namibians or people are living with HIV, according to statistics, health minister Bernard Haufiku said on Friday during World AIDS Day commemorations at Katima Mulilo in the. HIV/AIDS in Namibia is a critical public health issue.

HIV has been the leading cause of death in Namibia sincebut its prevalence has dropped by over 70 percent in the last 10 years(). While the disease has declined in prevalence, Namibia still has some of.

Get this from a library. Today it's your family, tomorrow it's you essays by young Namibians on the social impact of HIV and AIDS. [Reimer Gronemeyer; Matthiasix Rompel;]. Five young Namibians have established an organization dubbed: HIV/AIDS, Disability, and Vulnerable Orphans Welfare Organisation.

It has the main objective of safeguarding the rights of HIV. HIV/AIDS. to the top. Adult HIV prevalence (%) People of all ages living with HIV (thousands)estimate. People of all ages living with HIV (thousands)low. “People in Namibia with HIV-AIDS can walk with dignity and enjoy living the same as our fellow Namibians, and we will stand by our government to continue towards an AIDS-free generation,” she.

HIV/AIDS poses a serious challenge to Namibia's socio-economic development. The virus affects the country's most economically active segment: young people between the ages of 15 and A number of communication campaigns have been carried out to mitigate the spread of the virus. This article reports on a study that examined the impact of media representations of HIV/AIDS on Cited by: 9.

Namibia: HIV-Aids Videos Launched. The same for young girls. You must stay away from the men - wait until you are married," he said to shouts of support and loud applause from the more than According to an article in the Edmonton Journal on MaLee believes that young people in Namibia and in Canada (he is a professor at the University of Toronto) engage in roughly the same amount of sexual activity.

However, with one out of five Namibians already testing HIV positive or infected with AIDS, he finds that the young. “Don’t Kiss and Tell†a TV program produced by young Namibians for young Namibians, was living proof of wanting to cast a fresh look at old problems.

The show features storylines that seek to debunk ingrained myths about HIV and AIDS: the main one being that it is some sort of punishment for “badnessâ€. HIV/AIDS poses a serious challenge to Namibia's socio-economic development. The virus affects the country's most economically active segment: young people between the ages of 15 and Miscommunication, lack of education help spread AIDS in Africa Novem Fulbright scholar Allen Palmer of the Brigham Young University Department of Communications concluded during his study in Namibia this year that the HIV/AIDS epidemic is a result of miscommunication and lack of education.

True Stories: Living with HIV Medically reviewed by Timothy J. Legg, PhD, PsyD, CRNP, ACRN, CPH on January 4, — Written by Kimberly Holland There are more than million people in the Author: Kimberly Holland. Namibia (/ n ə ˈ m ɪ b i ə / (), / n æ ˈ-/), officially the Republic of Namibia, is a country in Southern western border is the Atlantic Ocean; it shares land borders with Zambia and Angola to the north, Botswana to the east and South Africa to the south and east.

Although it does not border Zimbabwe, less than metres of the Zambezi River separates the two l and largest city: Windhoek, 22°34′S 17°5′E /. Jo-Ann Livey Van Wyk was diagnosed with HIV at the age of 17 while she was still at school, and this naturally changed her life forever.

“It all started out as being an innocent young child at school, and then I fell pregnant. I was 5 months pregnant at the time, when I received a phone call from the doctor saying I needed to come in immediately.

'A remarkable and important book, which should be widely read in Namibia and by other general and academic readers interested in Namibia' who was then sent to care for young Namibians who had left the country in the mids.

The 17 chapters examine the indigenous knowledge of medicinal plants for treating HIV/AIDS, malaria, cancer. CDC-Namibia, Windhoek, Namibia. likes. Supporting Namibia to design, implement, monitor and evaluate high-impact, evidence-based public health programs.

- Namibia's prisons sit on AIDS 'time bomb' (, Alternate Link). - Dispelling “heterosexual African AIDS” in Namibia: Same‐sex sexuality in the township of Katutura (). - Constructing Namibian queer selfhood in the era of HIV/AIDS (, Word Download).

Indigenous Knowledge of Namibia I had been puzzled by the disconnection between the various HIV/AIDS prevention programmes, in which substantial amounts of money are being invested year after year, and the numbers of new cases of HIV infection, as well as teenage pregnancies and baby dumping, which are illustrative of risky sexual behaviourCited by: 1.

More than 7 pregnant schoolgirls dropped out of school between and According to statistics provided by the Ministry of Education, Arts and Culture, almost 4 teenagers left school because of pregnancy last year, compared to 1 in and 1 in.

The Dogg takes the ‘smart cut’ - Health - Namibian Sun. Circumcision reduces men’s chance of contracting sexually transmitted diseases, including HIV/Aids. Haufiku called on all uncircumcised men to book a date for getting circumcised at the nearest hospital. Youth Economic Empowerment Program The place where youth come together as one to exchange ideas, interact,socialise and learn at the same time.

Youth Economic Empowerment Program with integrated Sexual Reproductive Health Programs The Program started in and is on-going. The program benefitteddirect beneficiaries and indirect beneficiaries.Lesson 8: HIV/AIDS is an epidemic ravaging Sub-Saharan Africa.

Students will learn more about the causes for its prevalence in Namibia and will analyze the various messages the country is .