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HIV/AIDS scourge in Nyanza Province

Paul Odundo

HIV/AIDS scourge in Nyanza Province

culture, poverty, and behaviour change

by Paul Odundo

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Published by Institute of Policy Analysis and Research in Nairobi, Kenya .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Kenya.
    • Subjects:
    • AIDS (Disease) -- Kenya.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 40-41).

      StatementPaul Odundo, Wasunna Owino.
      SeriesDiscussion paper ;, no. 056/2004, Discussion paper (Institute of Policy Analysis and Research (Kenya)) ;, no. DP 04/056.
      ContributionsOwino, Wasunna.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsRA643.86.K4 O38 2004
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 47 p. :
      Number of Pages47
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3445333M
      ISBN 109966948651
      LC Control Number2005328010
      OCLC/WorldCa60500147

        The government has announced a drop in the HIV prevalence rate in Kenya from a high 14% to a relatively low 5%. These figures were announced by Prof. Were, the chairperson of the National Aids Control Council. Prof. Were also added that the number of people on ARVs had increased from a paltry five.   The United Nations body tasked with combating the spread of HIV/AIDS and the United States scheme that funds global efforts against the pandemic today launched a five-year action framework to accelerate the scaling up of voluntary medical male circumcision as a prevention measure in Africa. “Voluntary medical male circumcision is a high-impact and cost-effective prevention tool that .


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HIV/AIDS scourge in Nyanza Province by Paul Odundo Download PDF EPUB FB2

HIV/AIDS scourge in Nyanza Province by Paul Odundo,Institute of Policy Analysis and Research edition, in English. HIV/AIDS Scourge in Nyanza Province: Poverty, Culture and Behaviour Change Introduction Background HIV/AIDS has become one of the leading challenges to socio-economic well being of the developing countries, of which sub-Saharan African nations are the most affected.

This is because more than one half of the reported HIV/AIDS cases occur. Stanford Libraries' official online search tool for books, media, journals, databases, government documents and more. HIV/AIDS scourge in Nyanza Province: culture, poverty, and behaviour change in SearchWorks catalog.

In Kenya as a whole, 8% of women and % of men were HIV positive. However, as figure 3 illustrates, Nyanza province has the highest rates in the country. One in six women (16%) and one in ten men (%) are HIV positive.

The Luo ethnic group also has the highest HIV rates in the province,40 as well as in the. Young women > Kenya > Nyanza Province > Economic conditions. Young women > Africa, Sub-Saharan > Economic conditions. HIV infections > Sex factors > Kenya > Nyanza Province.

HIV infections > Sex factors > Africa, Sub-Saharan. AIDS (Disease) > Risk factors > Kenya > Nyanza Province. AIDS (Disease) > Risk factors > Africa, Sub-Saharan. Wife inheritance persists in Nyanza despite scourge By | December 1st at GMT + By Winsley Masese. Despite the widespread awareness of HIV and Aids in Nyanza Province, the.

Love, Money, and HIV offers a compelling HIV/AIDS scourge in Nyanza Province book of the AIDS epidemic in sub-Saharan Africa. Mojola advances a fascinating sociological understanding of the transmission of this disease and makes a forceful case that to stem the epidemic, public policy should focus on [young women], using a combination of biomedical, behavioral, social, and ecological s: 6.

The statistics from the latest UNAIDS report, while still grim, suggest that the tide is turning on the HIV/AIDS pandemic in sub-Saharan Africa.¹ The estimated number of new cases remains high at million each year, but that is 25% lower thanwhich saw million new cases.

Though the report released by the National Aids Control Council (NACC) reveals that HIV cases have dropped across all ages with prevalence among adults aged between dropping from in to inNyanza remains predisposed to the infections.

Wife inheritance persists in Nyanza despite scourge Despite the widespread awareness of HIV and Aids in Nyanza Province, the cultural practice of wife inheritance is not about to die among most members of the community.

For Mr Hesbon Anditi, 41, wife inheritance is a lucrative business in Nyando where the practice is followed to the. TEACHERS IN HOMA BAYDISTRICT Of HOMA BAYCOUNTY NYANZA PROVINCE - KENYA GEORGE OBONDO NYANGOR /0l//04 Human Immuno Deficiency Virus lntravenous Drug User Interferon Interleukins 2 Teachers, like everyone else have borne the brunt of HIV/AIDS scourge.

The pandemic impacts adversely on the education sector as a whole and it affects. Figures were spewed out: Ab children in Nyanza are classified as orphans and vulnerable; in Bondo District out of 1, children aged five years and below die annually; infant mortality stands at in every 1, births people infected with HIV/Aids are under home-based care; Nyanza, which needs 7, nurses, has only.

The British government is funding a Sh million pilot project in Nyanza Province on behavioral change to combat HIV/Aids. The Ecumenical HIC and AIDS Initiative in Africa (EHAIA) and the Mainstreaming of HIV and AIDS in the Theological Programmes.

In Chitando, E. (Ed). Mainstreaming HIV and AIDS in Theological Education. HIV prevalence was highest in Nyanza Province, where % of the sexually active adults were HIV-infected. In a sub-analysis for Nyanza Province, we found that age, HSV-2 infection, multiple lifetime sex partners, consistent condom use with the last sex partner and lack of male circumcision were independently associated with HIV.

Introduction. The customs of widow cleansing and widow inheritance are practiced in several communities throughout sub‐Saharan Africa. In the Nyanza Province of Kenya, according to tradition, Luo widows are expected to engage in sexual intercourse with a “cleanser,” without the use of a condom, in order to remove the impurity ascribed to her after her husband's death.

When over a week ago he issued a ban on widow inheritance, said to be a factor in boosting HIV/AIDS in Kenya's western Nyanza province, the area's top administrator possibly did so with the.

Citation Odundo P., O. HIV/AIDs Scourge in Nyanza Province; Culture, Poverty and Behaviour Change. IPAR Discussion Paper, Nairobi, Kenya. Among pregnant women in Nyanza, HIV prevalence as high as % in ANC settings has been documented [40].

This study was conducted in two communities in rural Nyanza Province, Kenya, during the period June to Novem-beras part of the intervention development phase of the Maternity in Migori and AIDS Stigma (MAMAS) Study (NIMH # K01MH). Nyanza Province bears one-third of the national HIV/AIDS burden in Kenya.

The province also has the highest HIV prevalence rate among adolescents aged 15–19 at 8%, with females nearly four times as likely to be infected as their male counterparts.

The area also hosts the largest proportion of orphans in Kenya at 19% [1,3]. Inaro adults and 5, children became newly infected with HIV in Zambia.1 New infections are slowly decreasing - in47, adults and 8, children were newly infected with HIV.2 Overall, this equates to a 13% reduction in new infections since In the same year around million people in Zambia were living with HIV people died from an AIDS-related.

This study identified 40 plant species in 37 genera and 29 families used by persons living with HIV/AIDS on Mfangano Island, Suba District, Nyanza Province, Kenya. Overall, % of persons living with HIV/AIDS had used medicinal plants after HIV diagnosis, most commonly to treat symptoms related to HIV/AIDS.

publications supporting the Kenya National HIV/AIDS Communication Strategy. These include brochures, full colour posters dealing with main campaign themes. Nothing is mentioned about the role of ora-media in combating the HIV/AIDS scourge. Adam and Nicola () focus on the role of radio to promote HIV/AIDS Communication, assert.

The Institute of Policy Analysis and Research (IPAR) is an independent, indigenous and non-partisan private organisation established in It is a non-profit body mandated to conduct databased social science policy analysis and research, and training, with the aim of improving human welfare.

(Odundo, P and Owino, W.: HIV/AIDS Scourge in Nyanza Province: Culture, Poverty and Behavior Change. IPAR Discussion Paper Series ). showed that Nyanza province in western Kenya had the highest HIV prevalence in Kenya with % and % of adults aged years having HIV-infection in andrespectively (5;6).

In order to plan for effective interventions to respond to the HIV epidemic, it is necessary to understand. HIV/AIDS is a major public health concern and cause of death in many African countries.

AIDS rates vary dramatically although the majority of cases are concentrated in Southern Africa. Although the continent is home to about percent of the world's population, more than two-thirds of the total infected worldwide – some 35 million people – were Africans, of whom 15 million have already.

HIV/AIDS is one of the most challenging epidemics in Kenya today. About 7% of the total adult population is infected with HIV/AIDS while almost the entire population is affected by the scourge. Nyanza province where we run our projects is leading in the infection rate with 16% prevalence compared to other provinces like North eastern province.

Green Hill Women Group (GHWG) is a non profit organisation founded by a group of women, mostly widowed by the scourge of HIV AIDS, leaving them with their meagre, mostly less than a US $ 1 a day earing, to take care of their families which are usually of more than 2 was originally.

HIV/AIDS scourge in Nyanza Province: culture, poverty, and behaviour change. Baeten JM, Donnell D, Ndase P, Mugo NR, Campbell JD, Wangisi J, et al. Antiretroviral prophylaxis for HIV prevention in heterosexual men and women.

As in many districts of Kenya bordering the Lake Victoria, residents of Kisumu West District of Nyanza Province are overburdened with stressors arising from abject poverty and rampant spread of HIV/AIDS which has swept many families. Many children have been left either as total or partial orphans.

Some households are left under the guardianship of very old grandparents who cannot even afford a. In an effort to identify and increase membership in Kenya, World Youth Alliance Africa held a two-day Training Session for the youth in Nyanza province who are mainly from Kisumu and Siaya.

The Regionâ s Director of Operations, Esther Kanyi, with the help of four interns and one committee member of the Alliance, facilitated the training. The Nyanza province is the region hardest hit by HIV within Kenya, with infection rates ranging from 14% to 40% in different districts.

The aim of the present study was to report the results and details of a model of CCSP that has been implemented into an HIV care and treatment program in Kisumu, Nyanza province, Kenya.

This poverty is compounded by the HIV/AIDS epidemic that is sweeping Africa. Due to a number of local customs, the Nyanza province is suffering particularly hard from HIV/AIDS with approximately a 20% 7 infection rate, although some estimate this rate may be higher.

Nationwide, the HIV infection rate is a little over 7 percent - but in Nyanza, it can top 30 percent in the hardest-hit areas. The Luo people, including President Obama's paternal. The HIV/AIDS scourge has added to the negative trends whereby, over two million adults are currently infected resulting to over one million orphans whereby those living with HIV/AIDS have to face the burden of stigma and exclusion.

Nyanza Visit, August 11 On Day 2 of its three day visit to Kenya the CARE/CSIS delegation divided in two, with one group led by Helene Gayle and including Congressman Keith Ellison, heading north to Nyanza Province in northwestern Kenya.

Nyanza is one of Kenya’s poorest areas with 63% of the population living on less than $1 a day. The province has the highest HIV prevalence rate.

The RRI was conducted between April and June at health facilities in five districts in Nyanza Province, Kenya. Aggregated site-level data were compared at baseline before the RRI (Oct Jan ), during the RRI, and post-RRI (Jul-Sep ) using pre-post cohort analysis.

Nyanza Province, Kenya: The Muhuru Bay region of Nyanza has some of the highest HIV and malaria infection rates in the country, as well as extreme poverty. (IWGDS), which Dr. Odhiambo directs, on the development and assessment of a course on HIV/AIDS for a general audience.

Egerton is one of the few universities in Kenya that mandates a. Located approximately km from the capital, Nairobi, Kakamega is home to o people.

The Western Providence borders the Republic of Uganda to the west, Nyanza Province to the south and Rift Valley to the north and east. Like much of Kenya, Kakamega struggles with the hardships of severe poverty, a reality facing 73% of the community. Note that this book received the Distinguished Scholarly Publication Award from the American Sociological Association.

Although, as a former volunteer at a project serving economically disadvantaged girls in Nairobi, I had seen first-hand the devastation of the HIV/AIDS pandemic, this book gave me new insights into why, despite widespread knowledge of how the disease is transmitted and.

The Kenyan government developed and issued a breastfeeding policy to protect, promote and support EBF for the first six months of an infant's life which was endorsed in [6]. Due to the scourge of HIV/AIDS, various strategies have been developed like PMTCT which advocates for EBF to reduce the risk of postnatal HIV transmission [7].Dr.

Cohen has been the Founding Director of the Family AIDS Care and Education Services (FACES) since its creation in FACES is a CDC PEPFAR-funded HIV/AIDS care and treatment program in Western Kenya and Nairobi, that supports the Kenyan Ministry of Health at facilities, and has enrolled overpatients into the HIV care program.