Strydom, Herman; Herbst, Alida. Introducing life maps as technique in a social group work programme for young adults living with HIV/AIDS. Social Work/Maatskaplike Werk, [S.l.], v. 43, n. 3, jun. 2014. ISSN 2312-7198. Available at: http://socialwork.journals.ac.za/pub/article/view/273
Cherrington, A. M. (2015). A hopeful participatory engagement with rural South African children. Educational Research for Social Change, 4(1), 40–54.
Having hope has been described as envisioning a future in which a person would like to
participate (Jevne, 2005). What hopeful futures do rural South African children, who live in
communities with high levels of poverty, and ravaged by HIV and AIDS and crime, envision?
Following a transformative paradigm, with the idea of carving a social justice path, I
"This document describes and evaluates a South African project that demonstrated the use of culturally expressive forms - in this case, a locally developed musical style - as a vehicle for promoting dialogue between medical researchers and the public.
G. Thupayagale-Tshweneagae and Z. Mokomane International Nursing Review, 2012
Available evidence shows that over half of all orphans under the age of 18 years are adolescents aged between 12 and 17 years. Despite this, the needs of adolescents orphaned by AIDS are seldom recognized or adequately addressed in policy and programmes. Instead, the focus tends to be on the needs of orphans and vulnerable children. However, there are several factors that render adolescent-specific programmes important.
The aim of this study was to assess and evaluate the impact of the Gimme 5 game as an innovative teaching strategy in HIV/AIDS life skills prevention programmes in grades r–12. It involved the training of 40 school educators in the use of the Gimme 5 board game to infuse HIV/AIDS and Life Skills into their course curriculum and to evaluate the process and outcomes of the game when played with respective learners.
From 1997 through 2007, the Horizons program conducted research to inform the care and support of children who had been orphaned and rendered vulnerable by AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa. Horizons conducted studies in Kenya, Malawi, Rwanda, South Africa, Uganda, Zambia,
and Zimbabwe. Horizons researchers developed tools to assess the psychosocial well-being of children affected by HIV and outlined key ethical guidelines for conducting research among children.
On February 17, 2009, the Virus Free Generation Campaign — a joint initiative of the NGOs Welthungerhilfe (Germany), Hivos (The Netherlands), People in Need (Czech Republic) and CESVI (Italy) — organised a roundtable meeting in Brussels, Belgium, titled "An HIV and Aids Free Generation – Promises and commitments: Can youth expect universal access to prevention in 2010?"
While arts-based work in health promotion is not a new approach in South Africa, there is a chance to bring more attention to theatre and performance-based work, which considers the people and communities affected and afflicted by sexual and reproductive health (SRH) concerns as individuals with individual thoughts and emotions, for greater inclusion in tackling AIDS.
This 12-page case study documents the Scrutinize Campaign, a year-long series of animated HIV prevention adverts that appeared on South African television between June 2008 and 2009. The ads are designed to portray realistic situations that young people face, including condom use, multiple partners, teen pregnancy, alcohol use, and 'sugar daddies'.