Governance & HIV and AIDS

The state of governance in Africa

Chabal, Patrick | 2009
  • Author(s): Chabal, Patrick
  • Publisher: University of the Witwatersrand. South African institute of international affairs (SAIIA)
  • Pages: --
  • Keywords: governance, political aspects, local government, africa
The author points out that to understand why calls for good governance alone have not worked, one needs to understand how neo-patrimonial power is exercised, how it affects the operation of the state, and how it integrates formal and informal political processes.

AIDS, politics and governance : preliminary results on the impact of HIV/AIDS on the electoral process in Namibia, Malawi, Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania and Zambia

Chirambo, Kondwani | 2007
  • Author(s): Chirambo, Kondwani
  • Publisher: IDASA
  • Pages: --
  • Keywords: democracy, capacity building, political participation, community participation, aids, malawi, namibia, senegal, south africa, tanzania, zambia
The purpose of this study was to establish the impact of HIV/AIDS on the electoral process using democratic governance as the analytical concept.

Scaling up health promotion interventions in the era of HIV/AIDS : challenges for a rights based approach

Chopra, Mickey and Ford, Neil | 2005
  • Author(s): Chopra, Mickey and Ford, Neil
  • Publisher: Oxford university press
  • Pages: 383--390
  • Keywords: human rights, programme planning, health education, aids
This paper will first briefly review different approaches to scaling up health promotion interventions, some of the key obstacles in scaling up and then suggest some possible solutions with a focus on a human rights based approach.

HIV/AIDS in Botswana : a matter of governance : minor field study

Christiansson, Ylva and Larsson, Jenni | [2007]
  • Author(s): Christiansson, Ylva and Larsson, Jenni
  • Publisher: Lund university. Department of political science
  • Pages: --
  • Keywords: health policy, governance, aids, botswana
This dissertation aims at turning the focus to the governance aspects of the disease and to examine how different stakeholders in the Botswana society adhere to their responsibilities with reference to policy, resources and implementation.

The politics of HIV/AIDS policies in Namibia

Clayton, Michaela | [ca. 2004]
  • Author(s): Clayton, Michaela
  • Publisher: United nations research institute for social development (UNRISD). Project on politics and political economy of HIV/AIDS
  • Pages: --
  • Keywords: health policy, health services, disease prevention, aids, namibia
This case study outlines the process of and the motivation behind HIV/AIDS policy development in Namibia. It identifies some of the factors that contribute to less than effective implementation of those policies.

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