The faith sector and HIV/AIDS in Botswana responses and challenges by Lovemore Togarasei

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Published by Cambridge Scholars Pub. in Newcastle upon Tyne .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Religious aspects,
  • AIDS (Disease),
  • Religion and Medicine,
  • Faith Healing,
  • Prevention & control,
  • HIV Infections,
  • Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome,
  • Prevention

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Includes bibliographical references.

Book details

Statementedited by Lovemore Togarasei with Sana K. Mmolai and Fidelis Nkomazana
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRA643.86.B55 F35 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 248 p. :
Number of Pages248
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24895557M
ISBN 101443826944
ISBN 109781443826945
LC Control Number2010681085
OCLC/WorldCa697774487

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Mmolai and Fidelis Nkomazana. Faith sector and HIV/AIDS in Botswana: responses and challenges. [Lovemore Togarasei; Sana Mmolai; F Nkomazana;] This book is a collection of chapters by seasoned scholars of religion covering the role played by various religions at home in.

This book is a collection of chapters by seasoned scholars of religion covering the role played by various religions at home in Botswana in the struggle against HIV and AIDS.

The book is a direct result of field research projects conducted by the authors on the role of religion in a country that once ranked as the worst affected by HIV and AIDS.

The Botswana Religious Landscape "We Pray, We Give Hope": The Faith Sector Response to HTV and AIDS in Botswana: The Politics of Faith-based HIV Prevention and Policies in Botswana: p.

Christianity: Some Mainline Churches' Involvement in Strategies to Fight HTV AIDS in Botswana: p. Healing in the African Independent Churches in the Era. Get this from a library. The faith sector and HIV/AIDS in Botswana: responses and challenges.

[Lovemore Togarasei; Sana Mmolai; F Nkomazana;] -- This book is a collection of chapters by seasoned scholars of religion covering the role played by various religions at home in Botswana in the struggle against HIV and AIDS.

This book is a direct. This book is a collection of chapters by seasoned scholars of religion covering the role played by various religions at home in Botswana in the struggle against HIV and AIDS. The book is a direct result of field research projects conducted by the authors on the role of religion in a country that once ranked as the worst affected by HIV and AIDS in the world.

It comprises of twelve. The Faith Sector and HIV/AIDS in Botswana This book is a collection of chapters by seasoned scholars of religion covering the role played by various religions at home in Botswana in the struggle against HIV and AIDS.

The Faith Sector and HIV/AIDS in Botswana. Lovemore Togarasei with Sana K. Mmolai,Fidelis Nkomazana — Medical. Responses and Challenges. The book is a direct result of field research projects conducted by the authors on the role of religion in a country that once ranked as the worst affected by HIV and AIDS in the world.

Botswana was making significant progress in several health indicators, including life expectancy and infant and child mortality rates, until being devastated by the HIV/AIDs epidemic in the s. Today Botswana has the third highest HIV/AIDS prevalence rate in the world at approximately 22%, however comprehensive and effective treatment.

The Faith and Community Initiative Project aimed at combating HIV/AIDS in Botswana brings a message of hope to the country, says Vice President Slumber Tsogwane.

This study investigated how Faith-Based Organizations (FBOs) in Botswana assisted HIV/AIDS orphans with their academic work.

The study notes that. HIV/AIDS is a major public health concern and cause of death in many parts of 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 died.

Sub-Saharan Africa alone accounted for an estimated 69 percent of all people. ‘Religious NGOs and their Jihad against HIV/Aids: The Muslim Factor in (and beyond) Southern Africa.’ In The Faith Sector and HIV/Aids in Botswana (ed.

Lovemore Togarasei, Sana Mmolai & Fidelis Nkomazana). Newcastle-upon-Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing. III. Botswana National Policy on HIV and AIDS THE REVISED BOTSWANA NATIONAL POLICY ON HIV AND AIDS FOREWORD The HIV and AIDS epidemic in Botswana, as elsewhere, continues to pose significant challenges to Government, Civil Society, the private sector, religious organisations, and Development Partners.

The. Human immunodeficiency virus infection and acquired immune deficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS) is a spectrum of conditions caused by infection with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).

Following initial infection a person may not notice any symptoms, or may experience a brief period of influenza-like illness. Typically, this is followed by a prolonged period with no : Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).

Botswana Christian Council (BCC) secretary, Reverend Gabriel Tsuaneng said it was apparent that religious and faith institutions commanded a large.

HIV/AIDS is a major public health concern in many parts of Africa. The countries with the highest prevalence rates are in Southern Africa: in Swaziland and Lesotho, more than one in four people are living with HIV/AIDS, and around one in five in Botswana and South Africa.

Yet countries across the continent face massive public health challenges. governmental sector to private industry and labour groups, faith-based organizations, nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) and other civil society entities, including those representing people living with HIV.

As indicated in the Political Declaration, a successful AIDS response should be measured by theFile Size: 1MB. HIV spending increased in India from toand fell by 15% in to Currently, India spends about 5% of its health budget on HIV/AIDS.

Spending on HIV/AIDS may create a burden in the health sector which faces a variety of other challenges like malaria, diabetes, heart disease and cancer. HIV/AIDS and religion in sub-Saharan Africa - 49 that the authors do more than discussing the role – positive or negative – of religious institutions in prevention and care.

Notes 1 D. Gachui, The Impact of HIV/AIDS on Education Systems in the Eastern and Southern African Region, UNICEF Report, 2 C. Risley and L. Drake, Impact of HIV and AIDS on Education in the Greater Mekong Sub-Region, Workshop Presentation, Siem Reap, Cambodia, 3 HIV Prevelance and Related Factors-Higher Education Sector Study.

Botswana, for example, are not felt until the first decade of the millennium. Uganda, where the epidemic is thought to have peaked in the early s at be- tween 9–12 per cent, may already have passed through the worst of the AIDS.

Author(s): Togarasei,Lovemore; Mmolai,Sana; Nkomazana,F(Fidelis) Title(s): Faith sector and HIV/AIDS in Botswana: responses and challenges/ edited by Lovemore Togarasei with Sana K.

Mmolai and Fidelis Nkomazana. sector. Botswana has done well in terms of participation of women in decision making in the civil service, parastatal, private and civil society sectors respectively. However, more needs to be done to increase women’s representation in the political sphere.

Botswana has done exceptionally well and has attained gender parity in. Inthe Joint United Nations Programme on HIV&AIDS (UNAIDS) Inter-Agency Task Team (IATT) on Education established the Accelerate Initiative Working Group to support countries in sub-Saharan Africa as they accelerate their education sector responses to HIV&AIDS through the establishment of programs with strong local ownership, capable of.

HIV/AIDS into our theological training programmes was yesterday. Dr Musa Wenkosi Dube University of Botswana, 20/11/03 HIV and AIDS Curriculum for Theological Institutions in Africa 5 HIV and 5/10/04 PM Page 5. 1 Journal of Religion in Africa, 37/1 (); Religion and Theology, 14/1 (); Africa Today, 56/1 ; 2 It is to this new field of enquiry that this paper is dedicated.

The number of journal articles, books, chapters of books and academic dissertations on HIV/AIDS and religion has risen to considerable heights since Garner’s call for more attention to religion in AIDS by: 3.

Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. The Botswana Review of Ethics, Law and HIV/AIDS Vol. 2 No. 1 The Botswana Review of Ethics, Law and HIV/AIDS (BRELA) The Botswana Review of Ethics, Law and HIV/AIDS is a journal published by the Botswana Network on Ethics, Law and HIV/AIDS (BONELA) based in Gaborone, Botswana.

Background: Muhammed Haron is senior lecturer in the Department of Theology & Religious Studies at the University of Botswana (UB) and has previously taught at the University of the Western Cape (UWC), the University of Cape Town, the National University of Malaysia, Stellenbosch University, and Rhodes held the position of USAID TELP.

Botswana Business Coalition on HIV/AIDS. Botswana Christian AIDS Intervention Program. Enabling HIV/AIDS + TB and Social Sector Environment.

Faith Alive Support and Treatment Center. PEPFAR Implementation: Progress and Promise. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: / As discussed in Chapter 1, current resource constraints in donor nations and the growing HIV-related needs and demand for treatment in Africa are at g well-functioning health systems, 2 African nations are ill prepared to confront the looming HIV/AIDS burden of to Accordingly, the international community must focus on enabling them to muster the.

Welcome to Emory’s Religion and Public Health Bibliography. This compilation is a joint effort between IHP and the Religion and Public Health Collaborative that we hope will be a valuable resource to everyone with an interest in the field of religion and public health.

The bibliography is sorted by author, date, publication title, journal name, and keywords. Like the country’s population, the Catholic Church in Botswana has a small population, too. In the vicariate of Francistown the Catholics are aro and in the diocese of Gaborone aro This adds up to about % of the country’s total population.

Despite this, the Catholic Church in Botswana is alive and growing quite rapidly. This publication was produced by the AIDS Support and Technical Resources Project, Sector 1, Task Order 1 (AIDSTAR-One), USAID Contract # GHH-I, funded Janu INTEGRATING MULTIPLE GENDER STRATEGIES TO IMPROVE HIV AND AIDS INTERVENTIONS: A COMPENDIUM OF PROGRAMS IN AFRICAFile Size: KB.

ii undp and civil society organizations:a toolkit for strengthening partnerships Secretary-General’s response urge the United Nations to become more outward looking, engage with a plurality of actors and constituencies inFile Size: 1MB. Annotated bibliography: HIV/AIDS (76 documents).

ABEBE, T. & AASE, A.() Children, AIDS and the politics of orphan care in Ethiopia: The extended family Science and Medicine, 64, The astounding rise in the number of orphans due to the HIV/AIDS epidemic has left many Ethiopian families and communities with enormous childcare problems.

toolkit is being prepared Jocelyn do Sacramento Toolkit ongoing MNA HIV/AIDS Intensified Response (P) Bachir Souhlal Report Regional MNA Ongoing Economic Impact of HIV/AIDS in India Michele Gragnolati India SAR HIV/AIDS as an Economic Development Risk in South Asia Mariam Claeson forthcoming Book Regional SAR in prep A Social and.

AIDS: The Epidemic that Could Alter the Course of History Paoli Giorgi Rene Bonnel Chapter in a book Global Global Fighting HIV/AIDS in the Caribbean Patricio Marquez Patricio Marquez Newsletter Regional LAC The Optimal Allocation of HIV Prevention Resources in Honduras Girindre K.

Beeharry, Nicole Schwab Girindre K. Beeharry. Vice President, Mr Slumber Tsogwane will on Sunday launch the Faith and Communities Initiative (FCI) in Mahalapye. The initiative is spearheaded by spiritual leaders from different denominations, religions and faiths together with community leaders with the aim of fighting HIV/AIDs scourge.

It will be targeting men and children.for girls, boys and youth in East and Southern Africa. All girls, boys and youth enjoy psychosocial and mental wellbeing. #N#Areas of Focus. Documenting and comparing. practice-based evidence from partner initiatives as well as sequencing and packaging resources for the social services, health and education sectors.

PSS Knowledge Development.The Faith and Community Initiative Project aimed at combating HIV/AIDS in Botswana brings a message of hope to the country, says Vice President Slumber Tsogwane.

“The launch brings a message of hope and confirms to the country and to God that the people living with HIV should not despair, but should live with hope, knowing that God.

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