BUILDING FROM WITHIN The scope for a culturally contextualised response to HIV-AIDS in KwaZulu-Natal South Africa. UNESCO WORKSHOP Learning and Empowerment Key issues for HIV-AIDS Prevention Chiangmai – Thailand March 1-5 2004. Contents of presentation.
Learning and Empowerment
Key issues for HIV-AIDS Prevention
Chiangmai – Thailand
March 1-5 2004
Assessing impact of the awareness and prevention programmes Impact of Current Strategies
Respondents seem to have a sound knowledge and understanding of HIV-AIDS from the point of view of transmission of the disease
Relationship between multiple partners and spread of HIV-AIDS is not readily made. (50% participated in multiple partnerships)
Approximately 33% took no measures against infection
Majority of respondents did not know their status and seemed unwilling to be tested.
Position of women is still one of extreme vulnerability as a result of continued disempowered status in societyThe Response of the Public Sector and Assessment of Impact of Current Strategies
Building from within
(In the context of rural communities)