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AIDS information and awareness in rural Nigeria

Modupeola Oluremi Soremekun

AIDS information and awareness in rural Nigeria

role of the library

by Modupeola Oluremi Soremekun

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Thesis (M.A.) - Course project in the Department of Information and Library Studies, Loughborough University of Technology, 1993.

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  HIV is the virus that causes HIV infection. AIDS is the most advanced stage of HIV infection.; HIV is spread through contact with the blood, semen, pre-seminal fluid, rectal fluids, vaginal fluids, or breast milk of a person with HIV. This berthed the Nigerian National Response Information Management System (NNRIMS) with the development of the National M&E operational plan, (National HIV response analysis, ). Funding for HIV/AIDS programs in Nigeria is both internal and external (Country progress report, ).


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AIDS information and awareness in rural Nigeria by Modupeola Oluremi Soremekun Download PDF EPUB FB2

Creating awareness on HIV in rural areas in Nigeria. Janu Women living with HIV/AIDS in Nigeria is up to 1, while that of children is.

AIDS information and awareness in rural Nigeria by Modupeola Oluremi Soremekun, edition, in English. Research Question 1: Are the adolescents in the urban area more predisposed to HIV/AIDS awareness when compared to their counterparts in the rural areas of Edo State, Nigeria.

Table 1. HIV/AIDS Awareness Level of Urban and Rural Adolescents in Edo State, Nigeria Frequency Percentage Cumulative Percentage Rural The wave of HIV/AIDS prevalence in Nigeria could be said to have been confronted with an equally proportionate level of awareness.

Government agencies, Non Governmental Organizations, Civil Based Organizations and many volunteer groups have launched awareness campaigns at various levels to reach every Nigerian with basic information about HIV/ by: 1.

Nigeria has undoubtedly made some progress over the years in containing and creating awareness on the scourge of HIV/ AIDS.

Many lives have been saved through the awareness. Because, historically, the HIV epidemic has been most intense in urban areas, there may be a lack of awareness that HIV/AIDS is a problem in rural communities.

In addition, prevalence of HIV/AIDS in rural areas may be underestimated, as individuals who are tested in urban areas may move back to rural areas for family support after a diagnosis. HIV-awareness programs tailored toward the needs of rural communities are needed.

We sought to quantify change in HIV knowledge in three rural Nigerian villages following an integrated culturally adapted and technology assisted educational intervention. A prospective week cohort study was designed to compare short-term changes in HIV knowledge between seminar-based education.

This study investigated HIV/AIDS awareness of in-school adolescents in Nigeria to determine their risk for contracting HIV/AIDS. A total of purposively selected adolescents (mean age = 5 years; SD = 5. 2; males = ; females = ) participated in the study. The participants responded to the HIV/AIDS Awareness Inventory (HAAI).

The questions on the survey included the following. A. Education has made survival and assessment of HIV/AIDS in Nigeria possible. Health Survey shows that 97% awareness about HIV/AIDS is nearly widespread among urban women and men while 89% and 93% awareness among rural women and men respectively is slightly lower.

99% of women and men in the South East was seen having the highest level of. HIV/AIDS Awareness Campaigns in Nigeria: What Role for the Social Media.

By: Dr Idumange John Abstract: For the past two decades, the world has woken up to the realization that the HIV/AIDS pandemic is one of the greatest challenges facing a tsunami, it causes devastation of families, increases disease burden and expenditure on drugs, human welfare and the.

In response to the HIV/AIDS epidemic in Nigeria, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) mission in Nigeria initiated the VISION Project, a three-year project designed to maximize the use of family planning services, HIV/AIDS services, and child survival services in Nigeria [].

The project also sought to develop models of high. Iyer Medha MD, PhD, and Janice Probst, PhD, provide an overview of the prevalence of HIV/AIDS in rural communities and urge health care providers, clinicians, educators, policymakers and researchers to “bring to the forefront of the battle against HIV/AIDS” a greater awareness of the need to address health challenges that uniquely affect.

READ ALSO: Environmental pollution in Nigeria: issues and solutions Currently, Nigeria has million people with HIV/ AIDS. According to the director of the National AIDS Control Agency, John Idoko, Nigeria is the second largest country in the world with such a.

Cleft and craniofacial, deformities that are often overlooked in Liberia have been given national attention though an official launch of a vigorous awareness campaign across the country.

HoMBReS Updated/reviewed February Need: To reduce the risk of HIV/STDs among Latino men living in rural regions of the United States. Intervention: Soccer team leaders are elected and trained as lay health advisors to promote sexual health education among team members.

Results: Program participants report an increase in HIV testing, an increase in condom use, and an increase in awareness.

This study aimed at assessing knowledge of HIV/AIDS among residents of three rural communities in Nigeria. A total of persons residing in selected rural communities were recruited for this study. A structured questionnaire was used to collect data from all participants.

Effectiveness of sources of HIV/AIDS awareness in a rural community in Imo State, Nigeria. Nwagwu WE(1). Author information: (1) Information awareness programmes should be selected according to the needs of social groups and the most effective information sources concentrated upon.

Africa’s number one killer. The AIDS epidemic in |Uganda is still severe elsewhere in the world and the most recent findings indicate that the number of infestations by far increase daily in the rural areas of Uganda.

Females between the ages of show the highest rates of infection with HIV/AIDS. Adolescent females are more vulnerable.

awareness on HIV/AIDS is high in Nigeria. A randomly selected sample of 1, male students in rural and urban high schools in Oyo State, Nigeria, was studied. The men in this study. HIV/AIDS awareness initiative is a collective responsibility that is not limited to the health sector only but to all and sundry.

It could be termed " a global crisis " with victims all around the entire globe. Inadequate information regarding the spread of this global disease could pose a devastating effect on economic growth and social sustainability of the entire world.

Aims and objectives: The effectiveness of each of the 14 sources of acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) awareness available to women and adolescent girls dwelling in a rural community in Imo State, Nigeria was measured in order to understand the relative contribution of the sources to the general knowledge about human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)/AIDS possessed by.

Yet, we are focusing more on the development with the assist of information technology. In the rural areas of Nigeria, information are usually composed and analyzed to provide information for health employees as well as global health programs in the nation.

These information help out to bring useful health care to the people. For more information, read Testing Yourself for HIV-1, the Virus that Causes AIDS. For more information on HIV testing, visit If You Test Positive.

If you test positive for HIV, the CDC recommends that you be in the care of a licensed health care provider. Your health care provider can assist you with treatment information and guidance.

Like many African countries, Human Immunodeficiency Virus/Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (HIV/AIDS) is a serious concern in Nigeria. By the turn of the century it was estimated that the HIV prevalence in Nigeria had exceeded 5%, which corresponds with approximately four million infected people [].Inthe HIV prevalence had exceeded %, with some estimates putting the number of.

Worldwide and historically, public figures have often led trends in reporting HIV/AIDS issues. Rock Hudson. Rock Hudson was a high-profile Hollywood actor who died of AIDS-related complications on October 2, Earlier that year the AIDS Project Los Angeles began arranging a benefit called the Commitment to Life dinner which had the goal of raising $1 million to fund a cure for AIDS.

It is lowest in the southeast (the South East Zone) where there is a prevalence of %. There are higher rates of HIV in rural areas (4%) than in urban ones (3%) 5. Many people living with HIV in Nigeria are unaware of their status.

Nigeria continues to fall short of providing the recommended number of HIV testing and counselling sites. This paper examined the level of awareness of HIV/AIDS among rural communities’ members of Kwara State. Structured questionnaire and Focus group discussion were employed to collect data from members of six selected communities.

with HIV/AIDS inthat nearly 25 million people have died of AIDS since the disease was first discovered in the early ’s, and that more than million children un have lost either their mother, their father, or both parents as a direct result of AIDS (UNAIDS, ).

The number of TB cases notified in the country increased f in to 90, in ; more thanTB cases have been successfully treated free of charge in the past 5 years in Nigeria. The TB burden in Nigeria is further compounded by the ongoing HIV/AIDS epidemic and the emergence of multi-drug resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB).

In this study, we assessed whether peer education is an effective method of HIV/AIDS awareness, in terms of knowledge, misconception and behavior, among adolescents in the rural area of Nigeria.

A comparative case series (n = ), cross-sectional structured survey (n = ) and focus group discussions (n = 80) were undertaken among adolescents.

HIV/AIDS: a rural issue. Of 1 million people living with HIV/AIDS, an overwhelming 95 percent live in developing countries. And within those countries, AIDS is becoming a greater threat in rural areas than in cities. In absolute numbers, more people living with HIV reside in rural areas.

Akwa Ibom is one of the highest burdened state from the recent Nigeria National HIV/AIDS Indicator and Impact Survey (NAIIS). To date, AHF Nigeria has conducted over 2,million HIV tests, distributed over 8,million condoms and awarded financial support to its partners through the AHF GRANT FUND – about $, has been.

awareness of HIV and/or AIDS among adolescents whose parents had died of HIV and/or AIDS, in an at-risk rural community in the Chris Hani District in the Eastern Cape of South Africa. The rationale for undertaking the study rested on scientific evidence indicating that knowledge about HIV and/or AIDS is essential for adolescents to be able to make.

The need to rectify this problem has become critical especially given the fact that over million people live in rural areas across the country with poor awareness of health issues. This ignorance, coupled with the increased mobility between rural and urban areas, has led to an explosive increase in the spread of diseases like HIV/AIDS and.

Nigeria, the larger population resides mostly in the rural areas, who mostly suffer from lack of access to information and good school facilities; to him these factors militate against the success of educating Nigeria rural child.

To support this point Inuwa () confirmed that apathy and parental. The Rural Healthcare & HIV/AIDS Awareness program provides vital medical and healthcare assistance in a rural Zulu village of South Africa.

St Lucia is a tropical coastal town set in one of the most naturally beautiful and wild regions in South Africa, but it also has one of the highest rates of HIV/AIDS. for the level of awareness of preventable diseases to be increased with the health communication models and systems that have been created for developing countries (Johns Hopkins, ).

Unfortunately, this is often not the case. A case study on HIV/AIDS in South Africa shows that posters designed to increase awareness. Nigeria is the third-largest U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) program and has received over $4 billion since CDC-Nigeria works in close collaboration with Nigeria’s Federal Ministry of Health (FMOH) to support sustainable, country-owned HIV prevention, treatment, and care programs and to strengthen the country’s laboratory, disease surveillance, and program.

I am one of the founders of the Organization (ie ICODI) and this project of HIV/AIDS awareness, prevention and control project. I and some other health professionals and poverty activists were forced to begin this organization and this project in February after having seen how HIV was increasingly spreading among the populations in Uganda and how it has caused a great impact to the all.

The use of National Youth Service Corp members to build AIDS competent communities in rural Edo State Nigeria.

African Journal of Reproductive Health. ; 16(2) Arnold R, Maticka-Tyndale E, Tenkorang E, Holland D, Gaspard A, Luginaah I.

Evaluation of school- and community-based HIV prevention interventions with Junior Secondary School. rched electronic databases, relevant Web sites, related journals, and reference lists of previous reviews and included studies. Studies that quantitatively evaluated the effectiveness of mass media–delivered HIV prevention using pre-/post-campaign assessments, targeted the general population, reported outcomes of interest, and were available as of Septem were eligible for.THE PROBLEMS AND POSSIBLE SOLUTIONS OF HIV/AIDS AS A SOCIAL DISEASE: A CASE STUDY OF OREDO LOCAL GOVERNMENT EDO STATE ABSTRACT The purpose of this work was to find out the problems and solutions of HIV/AIDS as a social disease.

The study was also aimed at providing data which will be useful in. WARIF partners with MAC Cosmetics to Raise Awareness about Sexual and Domestic Violence during the COVID Pandemic especially in the rural areas in Nigeria.