health promotion

Knowledge, risk perception and access to healthcare services for HIV and tuberculosis among university students in Johannesburg, South Africa

Author
D Evans, N Musakwa, C Nattey, J Bor, E Lonnermark, C Larshans, S Andreasson, P Nyasulu, L Long
An increasingly diverse body of students is entering university in South Africa. HIV and tuberculosis (TB) are pressing health issues for this vulnerable population and the university campus offers an opportunity to intervene with health promotion activities. This study describes knowledge and risk perception of TB and HIV among high school leavers entering tertiary education.
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HEAIDS Conference 2017

Venue
Durban, South Africa

The Higher Education and Training HIV/AIDS Programme (HEAIDS) is a national facility to develop and support the HIV mitigation programmes at South Africa's. The HEAIDS Conference will take place from 9 - 11 June 2017 at the SA AIDS Conference in Durban, South Africa.

This year’s theme is “Ukuhlonyiswa Kwabasha” Empowering our youth in South Africa -- Sharing innovative practices towards health education, health promotion, knowledge generation and capacity building amongst our youth within the post school sector”.

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Recruiting the social contacts of patients with STI for HIV screening in Lilongwe, Malawi: process evaluation and assessment of acceptability

Is the resource available on the Internet?
Yes
Author
Nora E Rosenberg, Christopher C Stanley, Sarah E Rutstein, Naomi Bonongwe, Gift Kamanga, Audrey Pettifor, Clement Mapanje, Francis Martinson, Irving F Hoffman, William C Miller

Objectives: To explore acceptability of recruiting social contacts for HIV and sexually transmitted infection (STI) screening in Lilongwe, Malawi.

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Certificate in Health Education Strategies

The Certificate in Health Education Strategies is designed for those interested in or involved with health education programs. Participants learn about the complexities and realities of health education and health promotion, while also exploring common cultural, religious, language, and social barriers that impede health education. The course material also explores school-based health interventions, peer-to-peer health education programs, as well as culturally-specific visual communication tools that enhance health understanding and improve health outcomes.

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