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Thomas, Tina; Ahmed, Yusra; Tan, Mei; Grigorenko, Elena L. – Child Development, 2021
Orphans and vulnerable children affected by HIV/AIDS (HIV OVC) are at risk for cognitive difficulties and lack of access to education. Interventions addressing cognitive or educational outcomes for HIV OVC worldwide were examined through systematic searches conducted from October 2016 to 2019. We examined the summative effectiveness of…
Descriptors: Children, Institutionalized Persons, Intervention, Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS)
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Brennan-Ing, Mark; Ramirez-Valles, Jesus; Tax, Aaron – Health Education & Behavior, 2021
The aging of people with HIV (PWH) is a major public health accomplishment and a social and cultural phenomenon. It highlights the human capacity to overcome adversity, the effectiveness of public health strategies (e.g., prevention and treatment), and the new challenges as well. Our societies are not well prepared to address the needs of older…
Descriptors: Aging (Individuals), Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Social Bias, Older Adults
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Randolph, Schenita D.; Johnson, Ragan; Meyers, Danielle; Washington, Davon; Saint-Hillaire, Lamercie – Health Education Journal, 2021
Objective: The purpose of this study was to assess social networks among Black women and beauty salons to see whether these could be leveraged to increase the awareness, knowledge and uptake of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) in this population. Design: Qualitative descriptive design. Setting: Beauty salons in counties in North Carolina, USA, with…
Descriptors: Social Networks, Cosmetology, Intervention, Females
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Macharia, Pascal; Moore, Samantha; Mathenge, John; Ndunda, Erastus; Lazarus, Lisa; McKinnon, Lyle R.; Lorway, Robert – Health Education Journal, 2021
Objective: This report identifies the profound effects that the COVID-19 pandemic and the resultant government lockdown have had on sexual health services delivery to a community of marginalised male sex workers in Nairobi, Kenya. Methods: Based on the experiences shared during ongoing virtual conversations with peer health workers, a case study…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Males, COVID-19, Pandemics
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Simon, Uwe K. – American Biology Teacher, 2021
The current COVID-19 pandemic shows how little many people know about viruses. Yet apart from COVID-19, the world has observed epidemic spread of another SARS virus, of the Ebola virus, and of the Zika virus during the last two decades. The human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is still one of the most dangerous viruses worldwide. Some types of the…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, Microbiology, Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS)
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Okatch, Dorothy – Childhood Education, 2021
Young people in East and Southern Africa need greater access to reliable information about health and education in order to make informed decisions on health matters--focusing on HIV and teenage pregnancy--and to increase basic education outcomes. Young 1ove organization, established in March 2014 in Gaborone, Botswana, is a grassroots, youth-led,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Health Education, Health Promotion, Peer Teaching
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Amo-Adjei, Joshua – American Journal of Sexuality Education, 2021
Providing young people and children with age and developmentally appropriate comprehensive sexuality education (CSE) is important for young people in making informed decisions. There are presently few studies documenting the relationship between school grade of learning CSE and curriculum coverage. We studied this relationship using a 2015…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sex Education, Children, Adolescents
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Terui, Sachiko; Goldsmith, Joy V.; Daugherty, Crystal D.; Briscoe, James R. – Journal of American College Health, 2021
Objective: The authors examined college students' experiences of providing peer-education, using the modified Social Network Strategy (SNS). Participants: Ninety-six college students participated this project during the 2018 academic year, drawn from a large, Mid-Southern urban university. Methods: Students who administered the HIV-PrEP health…
Descriptors: Communication Strategies, Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Preventive Medicine, Drug Use
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Kteily-Hawa, Roula; Hari, Shriya; Wong, Josephine Pui-Hing; Chikermane, Vijaya; Chambers, Lori A.; Vahabi, Mandana – Canadian Journal for the Study of Adult Education, 2021
This paper recounts the development and implementation of the "Peer Leader Training Manual" for the Story-Sharing for Sexual Health Research (SSSH) Study conducted in Toronto, Canada. In the disciplinary integration of health and adult education, the community-engaged health research reported here reflects the successful partnership of a…
Descriptors: Guides, Leaders, Training, Adult Education
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Dache, Amalia Z.; McGuire, Keon M. – Urban Education, 2021
The purpose of this study is to illustrate how in the span of three decades, a working-class Black gay male college student residing in a post-industrial city navigated college. Through a postcolonial geographic epistemology and theories of human geography, we explore his narrative, mapping the terrain of sexual, race and class dialects, which…
Descriptors: Homosexuality, Males, Working Class, College Students
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Witkowski, Kaila; Matiz Reyes, Armando; Padilla, Mark – Journal of Public Affairs Education, 2021
This article provides an introduction of the PhotoVoice methodology -- a community-based participatory research methodology that uses photographs to critically engage hard-to-reach populations within policymaking and the public participation process. Exposing students to qualitative methods like PhotoVoice can provide opportunities to bridge the…
Descriptors: Participatory Research, Photography, Research Methodology, Visual Aids
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Msutwana, Nomawonga Veronica – Perspectives in Education, 2021
African women in the Xhosa culture used to hold powerful positions in the sexuality arena. That has since changed and in contemporary Xhosa culture, they take up submissive roles. This is especially so in the teaching of certain aspects of sexuality, as Xhosa women are not supposed to give guidance in the sexuality of their male learners. In this…
Descriptors: Sex Education, Females, Cultural Influences, African Culture
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Gómez Melasio, Dafne Astrid; Onofre Rodríguez, Dora Julia; Benavides Torres, Raquel Alicia; Trujillo Hernández, Pedro Enrique – American Journal of Sexuality Education, 2021
The incidence of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) in older adults has increased with sexual intercourse being the most common mode of transmission. This demonstrates their participation in risky sexual behaviors. The objective of this systematic review was to determine the individual, psychological, and sociocultural factors associated with…
Descriptors: Older Adults, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Health Behavior, Risk
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Onoyase, Anna – International Journal of Higher Education, 2020
This research was embarked upon to find out about knowledge of HIV/AIDS, its sources and behaviour change of undergraduate university students of Ekiti State University, South west Nigeria: Implications for counselling. In order to carry out the investigation, the researcher formulated three research questions and one hypothesis to guide the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Behavior Change, Student Behavior
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Ezeamama, Amara E.; Zalwango, Sarah K.; Tuke, Robert; Pad, Ricki Lauren; Boivin, Michael J.; Musoke, Philippa M.; Giordani, Bruno; Sikorskii, Alla – New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development, 2020
Caregiver's and child's self-reported quality of life (QOL) was defined using standardized questionnaires in a sample (N = 277) of 6-10 years old HIV-infected, HIV-exposed uninfected, and HIV-unexposed uninfected children from Uganda. Psychosocial stress (acute stress and cumulative lifetime adversity) and physiologic stress (dysregulations across…
Descriptors: Stress Variables, Stress Management, Quality of Life, Children
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