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 ... Child migration due to AIDSChild migration due to AIDS The AIDS epidemic in southern Africa is causing many children to move to other areas. Often they go to live with extended families because their parents are sick or have died of AIDS. Or they might go to support their relatives who have HIV/AIDS. The distances these children may have to travel may cause difficulties for them. This article looks at how these difficulties can be reduced so that their migration is a more positive experience. 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 ... 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.