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1 HIV AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa

2 External Standard credits Exam specifications Focus on why the matter is a significant health concern… …and the continued high rate of HIV transmission and/or the care of people living with AIDS in Sub- Saharan Africa and … …you need to explore the issue from a socio-ecological perspective and … …You are required to be familiar with recent research and statistical information from current and credible sources as relevant to the selected context (eg government ministry websites, recognised non- government organisations – NGOs, research journals and other publications). The exam You will be required to answer 3 questions to meet the standard Question one Explain, comprehensively, factors contributing to an identified international health issue. Question two Analyse, perceptively, the implications of this issue for people who are affected. Question three Explain, comprehensively, recommendations for future action, in terms of this issue, that could achieve a more equitable outcome for people who are affected.

3 can you name the 5 key words/phrases for this topic? HIV and AIDS Pandemic Determinants of Health Poverty, Culture, Economics UNAIDS, WHO, World Vision, OXFAM

4 HIV and AIDS is… A disease that is transmitted by blood or bodily fluids. Causes death. Can be slowed by anti- retroviral drugs. … killing millions of people worldwide. …destroying the communities of sub-Saharan Africa. …an international health issue

5 Pandemic is … A disease that crosses geographic borders. A disease that affects large numbers of people.

6 Determinants of Health are… Social (Addictions, work conditions, stress, early childhood factors, transport, social gradient, social support, Social exclusion, Healthy food, unemployment, )Economics, Poverty, Politics, culture, environment, Personal,Lifestyle, And they all inter-relate!

7 Poverty, Culture and Economics are… The main determinants that need to be addressed through sound health promotion strategies that use the Ottawa and Bangkok Charters.

8 UNAIDS, WHO, World Vision, OXFAM are … Agencies who are trying to address the determinants of health from a socio-ecological perspective.

9 Explain, comprehensively, factors contributing to an identified international health issue. Translation: How did this pandemic happen?

10 Analyse, perceptively, the implications of this issue for people who are affected. Translation: What is it like to live in sub-Saharan Africa if you, or your family, have HIV/AIDS?

11 Explain, comprehensively, recommendations for future action, in terms of this issue, that could achieve a more equitable outcome for people who are affected. Translation: How can we make a real difference for those most in need?

12 And one more time for the road… Exam specifications for 2008 Focus on why the matter is a significant health concern… …and the continued high rate of HIV transmission and/or the care of people living with AIDS in Sub- Saharan Africa and … …you need to explore the issue from a socio-ecological perspective and … …You are required to be familiar with recent research and statistical information from current and credible sources as relevant to the selected context (eg government ministry websites, recognised non- government organisations – NGOs, research journals and other publications). The exam You will be required to answer 3 questions to meet the standard Question one Explain, comprehensively, factors contributing to an identified international health issue. Question two Analyse, perceptively, the implications of this issue for people who are affected. Question three Explain, comprehensively, recommendations for future action, in terms of this issue, that could achieve a more equitable outcome for people who are affected.

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