Botswana and Health
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- Climate change is likely to worsen the public health threat of diarrheal disease in Botswana
- K. A. Alexander / Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute, 2013
- Diarrheal disease is an important health challenge, accounting for the majority of childhood deaths globally. Climate change is expected to increase the global burden of diarrheal disease but little is known regarding climate drivers,...
- Factors affecting prevalence of malnutrition among children under three years of age in Botswana
- S.E.O. Mahgoub; M. Nnyepi; T. Bandeke / African Journal of Food, Agriculture, Nutrition and Development, 2006
- This study was a cross-sectional descriptive survey conducted to evaluate the level of malnutrition and the impact of some socio-economic and demographic factors of households on the nutritional status of children under 3years of age ...
- National ICT policies in member countries of the IST-Africa Initiative
- IST-Africa Initiative, 2012
- This guide looks at the current status of National ICT policies in each of the current IST-Africa Initiative partner countries. It identifies what has been achieved to date and provides insight into what implementation challenge...
- Botswana's scheme for routine HIV testing is achieving success
- Anne Cockcroft; Neil Anderson; Deborah Milne; Thamie Mokoena; Mokgweetsi Masisi / BioMed Central, 2007
- This research article from BMC International Health and Human Rights reports high levels of approval for the routine HIV testing (RHT) approach practiced in the Botswana public health system since 2004. The research found that half of...
- HIV and AIDS: greater accountability needed to deliver on universal access commitments
- Kent Buse; Michel Sidibe; Desmond Whyms / id21 Development Research Reporting Service, 2007
- The international community is committed to universal access to HIV and AIDS prevention, treatment, care and support. But without more urgent action to strengthen the processes for responding to HIV and AIDS at the national leve...
- How HIV and AIDS increase the need for early childhood care and education: evidence from Botswana
- J. Heymann / Education Sector, UNESCO, 2003
- This UNESCO policy brief examines the impact of the AIDS on early childhood care and education, focusing on the results of a study in Botswana. Parents who had to give care to children or adults with HIV were significantly more likely...
- Improving media coverage of health issues in SSA
- African Women's Media Center, 2004
- This report evaluates media coverage of HIV/AIDS, TB and malaria in five sub-Saharan Africa. Researchers analysed at least two major newspapers, both public- and private-owned, in Botswana, Cameroon, Kenya, Malawi and Senegal, and ide...
- Children orphaned by AIDS: response to a growing global crisis
- United Nations Children's Fund, 2004
- This joint report from UNAIDS and UNICEF provides the latest data on the numbers of children who have been orphaned due to HIV/AIDS globally. It also gives an overview of the key strategies that have been developed for responding to t...
- Caring for children affected by HIV/AIDS in Southern Africa: best practice principles
- A. Strebel / Human Sciences Research Council, South Africa, 2004
- There is widespread recognition of the urgency of addressing the problem of orphans and vulnerable children (OVC) in the context of the HIV/AIDS epidemic in sub-Saharan Africa, and a number of programmes have been implemented towards ...
- Review of education programmes in the Safe Passages to Adulthood programme
- I. Warwick; P. Aggleton / Centre for Sexual Health Research, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Southampton, 2002
- This document outlines discussions from the Expert meeting for the Safe Passages to Adulthood programme, where researchers, practitioners and policy makers explored the potential of education to protect against HIV/AIDS, as well as th...