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Published by IDASA in [South Africa] .
Written in English


  • Elections -- Namibia.,
  • Political participation -- Namibia.,
  • HIV infections -- Political aspects -- Namibia.,
  • AIDS (Disease) -- Political aspects -- Namibia.

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Edition Notes

StatementGraham Hopwood, Justine Hunter, Doris Kellner.
ContributionsHunter, Justine., Kellner, Doris.
LC ClassificationsJQ3549.A5 H68 2007
The Physical Object
Pagination68 p. :
Number of Pages68
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21895564M
ISBN 109781920118624
LC Control Number2008347193

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HIV/Aids Scenario. Statistics on HIV/Aids in sub-Sahara taken between June and July showed that about percent of the population was infected with HIV. The Political Cost of AIDS in Africa provides comprehensive empirical evidence of the impact HIV/AIDS is having on politics and the electoral process. The latest publication to come out of an extensive study by IDASA and its research partners, this book reveals that the fledgling multi-party democracies in parts of the continent are being undermined by sickness, incapacity and premature deaths. Namibia: Aids Negatively Affects Electoral Process and this would impact negatively on the country's electoral process. provisions dealing with the impact of HIV-AIDS," the research team. The HIV/AIDS epidemic presents a major new challenge to Namibia and key partners of the education system. The relatively early stage of Namibia's AIDS epidemic creates an important potential for pro-active responses so that the country is well prepared to manage the main burden of the epidemic.

HIV/AIDS in Namibia is a critical public health issue. HIV has been the leading cause of death in Namibia since , but its prevalence has dropped by over 70 percent in the last 10 years(). While the disease has declined in prevalence, Namibia still has some of . Democratisation in the Age of HIV/AIDS Understanding the Impact of a Pandemic on the Electoral Process in Africa edited by Kondwani Chirambo. The Governance and AIDS Programme (GAP) of the Institute for Democracy in South Africa (IDASA) is the first research unit anywhere to have established the empirical link between HIV/AIDS and democratic. HIV/AIDS has had a tremendous impact on Namibia over the past 20 years. The epidemic has affected our health, livelihoods, economic perspectives, demographic future as well as many individual lives. The national effort to reduce the impact of the disease has been substantial; yet the numbers ofFile Size: KB. HIV/AIDS infection rates in Namibia are %, meaning that one in five people in the population is infected with HIV/AIDS, with even more caring for a family member who is infected. Two-hundred and ten thousand people are estimated to be infected with HIV/AIDS in Namibia (CIA, ).Author: Charles Russell Carter.

HIV/AIDS AND DEMOCRATIC GOVERNANCE IN AFRICA: ILLUSTRATING THE IMPACT ON ELECTORAL PROCESSES Preliminary results from: Namibia, Malawi, Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania and Zambia Kondwani Chirambo1 Presented to the second Governance and AIDS Forum of Idasa, Cape Town, May , of HIV/AIDS to these firms are shown in figure 2 and figure 3. The results in figures 2 and 3 are the present values to the firms of new HIV infections acquired each year. Get this from a library! Governance of HIV/AIDS: making participation and accountability count. [Sophie Harman; Franklyn Lisk;] -- Examines the different forms of governance€of HIV/AIDS that have emerged and how these actors and structures of governance enhance, or limit, participation and accountability, €as well as€the impact. The negative impact of HIV/AIDS on development outcomes in Africa, especially in high-prevalence countries, is well documented. High rates of HIV-related sickness and premature adult deaths compromise household stability and investment in children; stress extended family and broader social networks; and diminish labor supply and productivity while increasing costs for households, public.