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Gender and Human Rights Dimensions of HIV / AIDS in Nigeria

Nkoli I. Aniekwu
2002 African Journal of Reproductive Health  
Until very recently, researchers paid little attention to sex or gender issues in HIV/AIDS.  ...  It is a gender perspective on human rights with specific implications for women in the context of HIV/AIDS. (Afr J Reprod Health 2002; 6[3]: 30-37) RÉSUMÉ  ...  with HIV/AIDS are in developing countries -22.5 million in sub-Saharan Africa (50% of whom are women), 6 .7million in South and South East Asia, and 1.4 million in Latin America.  ... 
doi:10.2307/3583254 pmid:12685406 fatcat:6ciclusug5adjfryteksm6j4ke

Promoting critical consciousness and social mobilization in HIV/AIDS programmes: lessons and curricular tools from a South African intervention

A. Hatcher, J. de Wet, C. P. Bonell, V. Strange, G. Phetla, P. M. Proynk, J. C. Kim, L. Morison, J. D. H. Porter, J. Busza, C. Watts, J. R. Hargreaves
2010 Health Education Research  
South Africa.  ...  We draw practical lessons from IMAGE to guide other HIV programmes aiming to promoting critical consciousness and social mobilization.  ...  issues on HIV/AIDS and gender-based violence.  ... 
doi:10.1093/her/cyq057 pmid:20965911 fatcat:zqaujx3z75eb7fnba7yjnz7dpm

Culture and African contexts of HIV/AIDS prevention, care and support

Collins O. Airhihenbuwa, J. DeWitt Webster
2004 SAHARA-J  
As the impact of HIV/AIDS in Africa remains unabated, a culture-centered approach to prevention, care and support is increasingly recognised as a critical strategy.  ...  In this paper the authors describe PEN-3 and then present examples of how the assessment/appraisal domains can be utilised to frame HIV/AIDS-related concerns in the context of Africa.  ...  Finally, it has been used to guide an evaluation of cultural interpretations and meanings of the use of female condoms to reduce HIV/AIDS in South Africa (Webster, 2003) .  ... 
doi:10.1080/17290376.2004.9724822 pmid:17600995 fatcat:3pymgwy3pbh4daguxbydjopmqm

Project delivery in HIV/AIDS and TB in Southern Africa

Frederik Claeyé, Terence Jackson
2011 Journal of Health Organisation and Management  
We are thankful to the UK Department for Innovation, Universities and Skills (DIUS)  ...  This brings us to our primary research question: What are the obstacles and facilitating factors and how do they affect HIV/AIDS and TB service delivery in Botswana and South Africa?  ...  in the UK, South Africa and Botswana.  ... 
doi:10.1108/14777261111155065 pmid:22039663 fatcat:r3trri6xcjctpibi2ybiej2axy

An Evidence-Based Management Approach to HIV/AIDS in Nigeria

Tegan Mosugu
2021 World Journal of AIDS  
Objectives: This paper seeks to examine the history of HIV/AIDS in Nigeria while presenting a clear picture of some of the issues that exist in service delivery.  ...  Lastly, this paper explores how an evidence-based management approach offers an effective set of tools to HIV/AIDS organizations.  ...  History of HIV/AIDS in Nigeria The first case of HIV/AIDS in Nigeria was recorded in 1985 [7] .  ... 
doi:10.4236/wja.2021.113010 fatcat:dk6qlbrgrzdaxhixbykq5jucn4

Understanding the dynamics of HIV/AIDS and the security sector in Africa: An overview [chapter]

Obijiofor Aginam, Johanna Stratton, Martin R. Rupiya, Andrea Ottina
2013 HIV/AIDS and the Security Sector in Africa  
) and the Southern African Development Community, and perspectives on national HIV/AIDS policies in the security sectors of Nigeria, Uganda, South Africa and Swaziland.  ...  that, based on knowledge of the epidemic in South Africa and among other armed forces in the region, this disease has severe implications for armed forces.  ... 
doi:10.18356/ebc753dd-en fatcat:xn4jpdsxjzbfhmmnffkl3yjbha

A review of studies of parent-child communication about sexuality and HIV/AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa

S Bastien, LJ Kajula, WW Muhwezi
2011 Reproductive Health  
This article reviews the literature in the area of parental or caregiver and child communication about sexuality and HIV/AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa.  ...  However, nascent indications from intervention research suggest positive findings with increases in frequency and comfort of discussions, among other outcomes.  ...  The full title of the project which financed this publication is: ''Promoting sexual and reproductive health among adolescents in southern and eastern Africa -mobilising schools, parents and communities  ... 
doi:10.1186/1742-4755-8-25 pmid:21943095 pmcid:PMC3192730 fatcat:7kzrj2fdn5bs7bnkm4l5npxn2q

HIV/AIDS Pandemic in Africa: Trends and Challenges

Livingston S. Luboobi, Joseph Y.T. Mugisha
2005 Social Science Research Network  
In this paper, we highlight the uniqueness of factors associated with HIV/AIDS pandemic in Africa and present its impact and challenges.  ...  To meet this need, Architecture for Humanity challenged the world's architects and health care professionals to submit designs for a mobile HIV/AIDS health clinic.  ...  for HIV/AIDS programmes [6].  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.812847 fatcat:xlexzk7qq5e77nwcca4plppadi

Underserved adolescent orphans' knowledge regarding sexually transmitted infections and HIV/AIDS and sexual behaviour in a setting with a high prevalence of HIV

2010 Japanese Journal of Health and Human Ecology  
We also thank Pathfinder International Nigeria for supporting the research. References  ...  According to the Levels of knowledge regarding STI and HIV AIDS were evaluated according to three categories of knowledge names of STIs, routes of HIV infection and HIV AIDS prevention.  ...  The present study did not evaluate the effectiveness of an intervention programme and longitudinal monitoring regarding behaviour and practices related to HIV AIDS among adolescent orphans.  ... 
doi:10.3861/jshhe.76.237 fatcat:pcgv6jophbc4phmpyg6hrmkvnm

HIV-Stigma in Nigeria: Review of Research Studies, Policies, and Programmes

Clifford O. Odimegwu, Joshua O. Akinyemi, Olatunji O. Alabi
2017 AIDS Research and Treatment  
In this review, we synthesized information on research studies, policies, and programmes related to HIV-stigma in Nigeria.  ...  Nigeria does not lack relevant policies; what needs to be strengthened are design, planning, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of context-specific stigma reduction programmes.  ...  They appreciate Yomi Olatunji and Adeoluwa Aiyewumi of the National Agency for the Control of AIDS in Abuja, Nigeria, for helping with some policy documents used for this review.  ... 
doi:10.1155/2017/5812650 pmid:29445545 pmcid:PMC5763061 fatcat:phu4pc7ihjdrzbm3wcuf4kvflq

Are Service-Delivery NGOs Building State Capacity in the Global South? Experiences from HIV/Aids Programmes in Rural Uganda

Badru Bukenya
2013 Social Science Research Network  
Acknowledgments This paper has benefited enormously from the comments of Sam Hickey, Pablo Yanguas and two anonymous reviewers.  ...  HIV/AIDS service NGOs in Africa (Grebe and Nattrass, 2009; TASO, 2008) .  ...  Drawing on its experience as the pioneer HIV/AIDS psychosocial NGO in Uganda, TASO sought to address these through its home-grown training programmes. 19 Apart from giving health workers technical knowledge  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2386720 fatcat:yinl3tpam5flza4tn4dhhhuw4a

A documentary analysis of HIV/AIDS education interventions in Ghana

Saamira Halabi, William Smith, John Collins, David Baker, Jason Bedford
2012 Health Education Journal  
Increases from the previous year were marginal at 3.2% and 1.2% respectively. 13 Evaluating prevention programmes Most HIV/AIDS prevention programmes in SSA are based on a simple two-part strategy: (  ...  24, p. 409 Ngarari 25 included a 15-point scale of factual knowledge in her evaluation of HIV/AIDS education in Kenyan secondary schools.  ... 
doi:10.1177/0017896912450248 fatcat:6v7bhga7yneyxi3ju5cgregd44

Tackling the sexual and reproductive health and rights of adolescents living with HIV/AIDS: a priority need in Nigeria

Morenike Oluwatoyin Folayan, Abigail Harrison, Morolake Odetoyinbo, Brandon Brown
2014 African Journal of Reproductive Health  
We conclude that research evidence should inform the design and implementation of ALHIV friendly SRH programmes services in both urban and rural settings in Nigeria.  ...  Very little is known about the sexual and reproductive health (SRH) needs of adolescents living with HIV (ALHIV) in general and the needs of those in Nigeria specifically.  ...  Acknowledgement We would like to acknowledge the contributions of Janet Kayita of UNCEF, Kike Osinusi of University College Hospital, Nigeria, Gbenga Sumola, the Chair of the National HIV/AIDS Research  ... 
pmid:26050382 pmcid:PMC4664063 fatcat:vrrrji4l6zecthw7xt52byhrdq

HIV prevention cascade theory and its relation to social dimensions of health: a case for Nigeria

Ngozi N. Joe-ikechebelu, Emmanuel C. Azuike, Basil E. Nwankwo, Ifeanyichukwu U. Ezebialu, Williams O. Ngene, George U Eleje
2019 HIV/AIDS : Research and Palliative Care  
The aim of this review was to explore and outline the HIV/AIDS prevention cascade theory in relation to the achievement of the global 90-90-90 target set by the United Nations Programme on HIV and AIDS  ...  Nigeria has the second largest HIV epidemic in the world and one of the highest rates of new infection in sub-Saharan Africa.  ...  Disclosure The authors report no conflicts of interest in this work.  ... 
doi:10.2147/hiv.s210190 pmid:31686918 pmcid:PMC6709786 fatcat:ngsmtdihgjeijhta7zyn5xksai

Combating HIV/AIDS Epidemic in Nigeria: Responses from National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN)

Ambe-Uva Terhemba Nom
2007 International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning  
This article examines the response of National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) and its strategic responses in combating HIV/AIDS epidemic.  ...  This is achieved by examining NOUN's basic structures that position the University to respond to the epidemic; and second, by assessing HIV/AIDS strategies and policy framework the University has put in  ...  Behind South Africa, Nigeria ranks second with the highest number of persons living with HIV/AIDS in SSA.  ... 
doi:10.19173/irrodl.v8i3.458 fatcat:5xtgkg7a2zdq7mjlwvdx743ga4
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