Uganda - The socio-economic impact of HIV/AIDS on rural families with an emphasis on youth

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by Daphne Topouzis, Ph.D Consultant

FAO - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
February 1994, Rome

Uganda Districts

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1. Introduction

1.1 Overview of youth and HIV/AIDS in Uganda
1.2 Background of mission
1.3 Terms of reference
1.4 The research team
1.5 Methodology
1.6 Acknowledgments

2. Main findings

2.1 General findings on HIV/AIDS
2.2 Profiles of AIDS-afflicted families
2.3 Analysis of the socio-economic impact of HIV/AIDS on rural families

2.3.1 The implications of HIV/AIDS for widows and their families
2.3.2 Focus on the socio-economic implications of HIV/AIDS for orphans
2.3.3 The impact of HIV/AIDS on the household economy and family value system

2.4 Youth and HIV/AIDS: Knowledge, attitude and practice (KAP)

2.4.1 Knowledge
2.4.2 Attitudes
2.4.3 Practice
2.4.4 Conclusion: Implications of KAP for behaviour change

2.5 Youth and condoms: Knowledge, attitudes and practice
2.6 Factors contributing to a high risk environment for youths

2.6.1 War, civil strife and demobilization
2.6.2 Changing attitudes toward agriculture
2.6.3 Economic pressures/lack of income-generating opportunities
2.6.4 Increase in school drop out rates
2.6.5 Social factors contributing to high risk behaviour among youths
2.6.6 Conclusion

3. Conclusions & recommendations

3.1 Conclusions
3.2 Recommendations

3.2.1 Recommendation #1
3.2.2 Recommendation #2
3.2.3 Recommendation #3

List of persons met