Interventions for Orphans and Vulnerable Children at Four Project Sites in South Africa PDF ePub eBook

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Interventions for Orphans and Vulnerable Children at Four Project Sites in South Africa free pdf This report describes interventions for orphans and vulnerable children (OVC) at four sites in South Africa. The project sites are the Rustenburg and Orkney areas in the North West province, and the Kopanong and Matjhabeng municipalities in the Free State. The report highlights the knowledge, attitudes, practices, prevention, care and support issues concerning HIV/AIDS among the people located in these 4 areas.In 2002, the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) was commissioned by the WK Kellogg Foundation to develop and implement a five-year intervention project focusing on orphans and vulnerable children (OVC) in southern Africa. In collaboration with several partner organisations, the project currently focuses on how children, families and communities in Botswana, South Africa and Zimbabwe are coping with the impact of HIV/AIDS. The aim of the project is to develop models of best practice so as to enhance and improve support structures for OVC in the southern African region as a whole.

About Geoffrey Setswe

Professor Geoffrey Setswe is a chief research specialist in the Social Aspects of HIV/AIDS and Health research programme of the HSRC. Before joining the HSRC in January 2006, he was professor and head of the Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences at the National School of Public Health, University of Limpopo. Before this, he was the founding director of the AIDS Research Institute at Wits University, where he coordinated AIDS research. He has also worked for 12 years in the occupational health services of the Impala Platinum Mines in Rustenburg. Dr Donald Skinner is former chief research specialist in the Social Aspects of HIV/AIDS and Health research programme of the HSRC. He is currently based at the University of Stellenbosch.

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Author : Geoffrey Setswe
Publisher : HSRC Press
Data Published : 30 June 2008
ISBN : 0796922187
EAN : 9780796922182
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 96 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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