Filtered by: Sexual Health <Back to previous page A survey of children in Sri LankaProject aims The LEADS groups in Sri Lanka used a written survey with school children. A random sample of children was selected from several different schools by choosing every fifth child in the school registers. This was in an area known to be at high risk from sexual abuse. Parents were informed about the survey and children could choose not to complete the survey if they felt uncomfortable. They were told that the individual results would be confidential from teachers and parents, and the ... AIDS surveyWe carried out a survey in Bunia, Democratic Republic of Congo to analyse certain factors concerning AIDS among young people. Our findings included the following information: An integrated approach to HIV/AIDS: Chikankata Hospital Care and Prevention Teamsby Mark Forshaw. Chikankata Hospital Care and Prevention Teams As the HIV/AIDS epidemic in southern Zambia began to grow, the response of Chikankata hospital was to set aside hospital wards for AIDS patients and to provide out-patient services linked to a home-based care programme. These services linked communities and community health workers to the hospital services as well as to counselling and education. However, it soon became clear that there were just too many ... From ABC to SAVEWhen organisations began trying to prevent the spread of HIV, they often encouraged people to follow an approach called ABC (abstain from sexual activity, be faithful, use a condom). However, over time people began to realise that there were some problems with this approach… Health tips for living positively with HIVMany people feel powerless when they are diagnosed with HIV, but this is not the case. By following these simple tips, you can take control and live a healthy, active life. How I remember to take my ARVsFootsteps asked people living with HIV around the world to share their top tips on how they remember to take their ARVs. Human traffickingby Graeme Hodge. Human trafficking is the illegal trade in human life that enslaves over two million people every year. Half of these are children. In China, as in many other countries, many women and girls are transported abroad by traffickers and sold into sexual slavery. Menopause - another change in our livesThere are several important changes in a woman’s life that include... Natural Family SpacingIssue 27 on population prompted several responses, especially from people who felt Footsteps had not given enough encouragement to natural family spacing methods. From a medical point of view these methods have a higher risk of pregnancy and involve great commitment on the part of both husband and wife. However, with proper training and commitment they can prove satisfactory in many situations, especially for spacing births. Here is a useful and practical contribution from Evelyne ... Reducing the risks for injecting drug usersInjecting drug users (IDUs) are one of the groups most at risk of HIV infection. The Freedom Programme is an organisation working to prevent the spread of HIV among IDUs in Egypt. Selfesteemby Phil Hoyle. Oasis Esteem is a Christian sex and relationships education programme run throughout the UK by the charity Oasis Trust. Oasis Esteem provides resources and training for volunteers to go into secondary schools and youth work settings and to run classes educating young people about sex and relationships. Treatment for HIVHIV/AIDS is a serious problem in Thailand. It is estimated that approximately 1.3 million people – around 2% of the population – are infected with HIV.