HIV AIDS NCEA Level 3

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Reflection on NCEA Level 3 External Standard 3.4 5 credits HIV & AIDS in Sub- Saharan Africa.

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HIV AIDS NCEA Level 3

  1. 1. HIV AIDS <br /> in Sub-Saharan Africa<br />
  2. 2. External Standard 3.4 5 credits<br />The exam<br />You will be required to answer 3 questions to meet the standard<br />Question one<br />Explain, comprehensively, factors contributing to an identified international health issue.<br />Question two<br />Analyse, perceptively, the implications of this issue for people who are affected.<br />Question three<br />Explain, comprehensively, recommendations for future action, in terms of this issue, that could achieve a more equitable outcome for people who are affected.<br />Exam specifications for 2009<br />Focus on why the matter is a significant health concern…<br /> …and the continued high rate of  HIV transmission and/or the care of people living with AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa and …<br />…you need to explore the issue from a socio-ecological perspective and …<br />…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). <br />
  3. 3. can you name the 5 key words/phrases for this topic?<br />HIV and AIDS<br />Pandemic<br />Determinants of Health<br />Poverty, Culture, Economics<br />UNAIDS, WHO, World Vision, OXFAM<br />
  4. 4. HIV and AIDS is…<br />A disease that is transmitted by blood or bodily fluids. Causes death. Can be slowed by anti-retroviral drugs. <br />…killing millions of people worldwide. <br />…destroying the communities of sub-Saharan Africa. <br />…an international health issue<br />
  5. 5. Pandemic is …<br />A disease that crosses geographic borders. <br />A disease that affects large numbers of people. <br />
  6. 6. Determinants of Health are… <br />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, <br />And they all inter-relate!<br />
  7. 7. Poverty, Culture and Economics are…<br />The main determinants that need to be addressed through sound health promotion strategies that use the Ottawa and Bangkok Charters.<br />
  8. 8. UNAIDS, WHO, World Vision, OXFAM are …<br />Agencies who are trying to address the determinants of health from a socio-ecological perspective. <br />
  9. 9. Explain, comprehensively, factors contributing to an identified international health issue.<br />Translation: <br />How did this pandemic happen?<br />What evidence do you have for this?<br />
  10. 10. Analyse, perceptively, the implications of this issue for people who are affected.<br />Translation: <br />What is it like to live in sub-Saharan Africa if you, or your family, have HIV/AIDS? <br />What evidence do you have for this?<br />
  11. 11. Explain, comprehensively, recommendations for future action, in terms of this issue, that could achieve a more equitable outcome for people who are affected.<br />Translation: How can we make a real difference for those most in need? <br />What evidence do you have for this?<br />
  12. 12. And one more time for the road…<br />The exam<br />You will be required to answer 3 questions to meet the standard<br />Question one<br />Explain, comprehensively, factors contributing to an identified international health issue.<br />Question two<br />Analyse, perceptively, the implications of this issue for people who are affected.<br />Question three<br />Explain, comprehensively, recommendations for future action, in terms of this issue, that could achieve a more equitable outcome for people who are affected.<br />Exam specifications for 2009<br />Focus on why the matter is a significant health concern…<br /> …and the continued high rate of  HIV transmission and/or the care of people living with AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa and …<br />…you need to explore the issue from a socio-ecological perspective and …<br />…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). <br />

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