Welcome to this flagship edition of the Wellness at Work Newsletter where we hope to share with you information, ideas and experiences to help you and your organisations to stay healthy, wealthy and productive.
Launched in August 2011, the YWL regional programme focuses on building leadership skills and capacity of 9 young women aged 18-24years from Botswana, Namibia and Zimbabwe, to become leaders and champions in sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR), HIV and GBV prevention, gender equality and sexual rights in their respective communities. The programme is a 3-tier training which focuses on empowering young women to serve as advocates, enhancing their knowledge and skills to reclaim their Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR), and building innovative thinking - as the basis for nurturing young women advocates who are conversant, passionate and devoted to raising awareness of SRHR, gender equality and LGBTI issues in Africa.
The SAfAIDS Regional Summit, Turning the Tide on Gender Based Violence, HIV and Culture in Southern Africa, held from November 1st-3rd, 2011, in Harare, Zimbabwe, is the second such cross cultural learning conference to date1. This was a combined event which included the north-south annual conference, regional monitoring and experience sharing events.
Brochure: ‘One Vision, One Way’ to Scaling-up Paediatric HIV, TB and Malaria Continuum of Care in the SADC Region
‘One Vision, One Way’ to Scaling-up Paediatric HIV, TB and Malaria Continuum of Care in the SADC Region
Get Involved! Fight Paediatric HIV, TB & Malaria through ‘One Vision… One Way’
The more involvement in ‘One Vision, One Way’, the quicker and better results will be achieved.
If you belong to a civil society organisation, a cooperating agency, advocacy or service providing institution and are looking to increase the impact of your actions, we invite you to join SADC’s cause to harmonising approaches for Paediatric HIV, TB and Malaria
Traditional Leadership Championing HIV and Gender-based Violence Prevention!: Referral Tool for Traditional Leaders working to Prevent HIV and Gender-based Violence in their Communities
The rate of increase in adolescent pregnancies is a growing concern in southern Africa and hence it has become imperative to examine the various causes of teenage pregnancy in order to comprehensively address this issue. Lack of sex education and awareness of pregnancy preventionmeasures are the most important but not the only contributory factors of adolescent pregnancy. The following are some factors that lead to adolescent pregnancy.