Humanitarian programmes and HIV and AIDS

a practical approach to mainstreaming by Vivien Margaret Walden

Publisher: Oxfam GB, Publisher: Stylus Publishing in Oxford, Herndon, VA

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Subjects:

  • HIV infections -- Prevention,
  • AIDS disease -- Prevention,
  • Health promotion,
  • Emergency sanitation,
  • Preventive health services

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 105-109) and index

StatementVivien Margaret Walden, Marion O"Reilly, and Mary Yetter
ContributionsO"Reilly, Marion, Yetter, Mary
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 116 p. :
Number of Pages116
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17228397M
ISBN 100855985623
ISBN 109780855985622

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Book Description: This manual will help field staff to mainstream HIV and AIDS in humanitarian emergencies and explains both how HIV affects emergencies and how emergencies affect HIV, as well as identifying the particular needs of potential vulnerable groups.

Sue Holden has adapted the text of her previous book AIDS on the Agenda to meet the needs of non-specialist staff who work with communities on the ground, and for middle managers in Human Resources departments who support program staff. As with the longer book, Mainstreaming HIV/AIDS in Development and Humanitarian Programmes has two main aims:.

to show how agencies can adapt their external programs to reduce susceptibility to HIV infection Cited by:   Humanitarian Programmes and HIV and AIDS: A practical approach to mainstreaming | Oxfam Policy & Practice.

This manual will help field staff to mainstream HIV and AIDS in humanitarian emergencies. It assumes some knowledge of humanitarian programming, and is intended to build staff skills in addressing the underlying causes of vulnerability to HIV infection by: 2.

Mainstreaming HIV/AIDS in Development and Humanitarian Programmes — First published in Subjects Social aspects, Economic development projects, AIDS (Disease).

contributions help the conference improve HIV prevention efforts, reduce HIV-related stigma and health disparities, and advance efforts on the path to getting to no new HIV infections. This program book was finalized in Februarybut sometimes plans change.

To get the most. Incorporating a deeper, more informed understanding of HIV and AIDS into contemporary humanitarian action – ‘mainstreaming’ HIV/AIDS – has many ramifications. These range from policies to handle HIV/AIDS in the relief agency workplace to demands for greater flexibility from.

Inthe Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC) published the first comprehensive guidelines for addressing HIV in humanitarian settings to help those involved in emergency response to deliver HIV prevention, care and support to people affected by humanitarian crisis.

In the past decade, the world has made significant progress in the fight against HIV due to large-scale treatment programs and efforts to prevent infection among infants born to mothers with HIV.

The global incidence of HIV has declined by nearly 40 percent sinceand 17 million people worldwide are receiving antiretroviral treatment. The Humanitarian Policy Group (HPG) have just published a report which examines the implications of HIV/AIDS for understanding crisis and the role of humanitarian aid.

It focuses on the humanitarian response in southern Africa in and Chapter 3 HIV/AIDS, humanitarian action and emergencies Introduction HIV/AIDS and famine in terms of how humanitarian aid programmes are structured.

and deliver ed. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: viii, pages: illustrations ; 21 cm + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.) Contents: Introduction --Section is HIV and AIDS mainstreaming?Who is this book for. 'This book providesuseful examples of why HIV must be recognized as a social as well as a medical argues that the disability that HIV causes can be mitigated by education,and provides an eclectic set of “stories” to illustrate this.’.

Guide to M&E national HIV/AIDS prevention programmes for young people (10 to 24 years old) Draft, ; National guide to monitoring and evaluating programmes for the prevention of HIV in infants and young children () National AIDS Programmes: A guide to monitoring and evaluating HIV/AIDS care and support ().

INTRODUCTION. The Frontline AIDS Technical Briefing on HIV and COVID Programming is a ‘working document’ to be used in conjunction with the Frontline AIDS Information note: COVID and HIV. HIV and AIDSAIDS is now the second leading cause of death among adolescents globally.

And, inonly 32% of children living with HIV were on treatment. In getting to zero for children, global organizations are working together to end the AIDS epidemic, as part.

The book has first been published in and has since been updated annually. HIV / is the 23rd edition. History. The concept of this book was developed by Bernd Sebastian Kamps: to provide readable and freely accessible medical information on HIV for use in daily practice of HIV treatment.

Implications for responding to HIV/AIDS Strategy and guiding principles Ideas for internal mainstreaming of HIV/AIDS Ideas for mainstreaming HIV/AIDS in development work Ideas for mainstreaming HIV/AIDS in humanitarian work Issues and challenges Conclusion --App.

Basic information about HIV and AIDS --App. READY+ aims to re adolescents and young people living with HIV in eSwatini, Mozambique, Tanzania and four-year programme increases access to holistic care and support: promoting not only sexual and reproductive health and right (SRHR) but also mental health in order to foster resilience.

Community Adolescent Treatment Supporters (CATS) play a vital role. This research monograph compares mechanisms for the financing of HIV/AIDS programmes in these six sub-Saharan countries. It aims to assess their ability and readiness to respond to the HIV/AIDS epidemic.

The report presents a brief synopsis of the economic context of each country and determines whether health and HIV/AIDS expenditure is adequate. The U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), which is responsible for the U.S.

government's response to global HIV, contributed $ billion in FY to bilateral HIV/AIDS programs, 4 $ billion to the Global Fund 5 (PEPFAR, c), and $ million toward TB/HIV programs (PEPFAR, b). This funding has remained.

HIV/AIDS. General Information AIDS; Spanish; AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP) ; HIV Confidentiality Hotline. HIV/AIDS continues to be the pandemic of our times and there has not been a comprehensive medically based AIDS prevention book published in the last 5 years.

It is estimated that 36 to 45 million people including million children already are infected worldwide and an additional million more are infected each year. Humanitarian aid draws on medicalised discourses elaborated in HIV/AIDS research. These discourses are, in Foucault’s terms, “part of a system of administration and political control of the population (society as such is considered and ‘treated’ according to the categories of health and pathology)” (, 67).

Inaround million people were newly infected with HIV and thousand people died of AIDS-related illnesses. New HIV infections have fallen by 16% since (by 41% among children) and. Program/Project Management Job in Switzerland about HIV/Aids, requiring years of experience, from Int'l AIDS Society; closing on 17 Aug HIV/AIDS has profound humanitarian consequences, both by directly causing illness and death and in terms of the wider impact it is having on societies.

These consequences will develop over decades, meaning that existing models of humanitarian aid may not be appropriate. The history of HIV/AIDS is a long and complicated one. There are many conflicting details in its story, and each life touched by the virus has a complicated and beautiful story of their own.

HIGHER HEALTH develops and implements a range of health, wellness and psychosocial services across campus sites and rural, informal and urban settings in all 52 districts across South a national office in Centurion, Gauteng, HIGHER HEALTH operates through a network of 70 district-based offices and three regional offices (in Johannesburg, Durban and Cape Town.

Does HIV affect children and adolescents. Yes, children and adolescents are among the people living with HIV in the United States. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 91 cases of HIV in children younger than 13 years of age were diagnosed in the United States in ; CDC reports that youth 13 to 24 years of age accounted for 21% of all new HIV diagnoses in.

Human immunodeficiency virus infection and acquired immune deficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS) is a spectrum of conditions caused by infection with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). Following initial infection a person may not notice any symptoms, or may experience a brief period of influenza-like illness.

Typically, this is followed by a prolonged period with no symptoms. HIV/AIDS is considered the deadliest epidemic in the 21st century. It is transmitted through sex, intravenous drug use and mother-to-child transmission. Zambia is experiencing a generalized HIV/AIDS epidemic, with a national HIV prevalence rate of 17% among adults ages 15 to [citation needed] Per the Zambian census, the people affected by HIV/AIDS constituted 15% of the total.

InUganda recorded an estima new HIV infections, according to the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS, and inthat number had dropped to .The emergence of HIV/AIDS in the past two decades, and the complex interaction between the virus and conflicts, has reinforced both the human and state security dimensions of disease.

Whilst the state security dimension focuses on the collapse of the apparatus of governance, the human security dimension focuses on threats to the vulnerable.