Assignments

WEEK # Main TOPIC TOPICS ASSIGNMENTS
1 General Introduction

What is HIV/AIDS? (Biological and Social)

History of HIV/AIDS

Its link to Poverty

Statistical tables (to give a broad overview of the scale of the epidemic)

Distribution of syllabus, readings and give an overview of what is expected in this course.

Do research on HIV/AIDS - causes, ways to reform, constitutional agendas and parliament/senate acts to reform HIV/AIDS, consequences.
2 HIV/AIDS

What are the causes of HIV/AIDS

Prevention Techniques (contraceptives, etc.)

Education - how do you find about HIV/AIDS?

What is often overlooked? What don’t we teach people about AIDS?

Consequences of AIDS (work place discrimination and home/family impact)

What more can be done to prevent HIV/AIDS?

Do research on Poverty in Africa. Causes. Numbers. Who is being affected? What does poverty mean?
3 Poverty

What is poverty?

Who is being affected by poverty?

What is absolute poverty? Definitions of other terms related to poverty.

What is being done to fight poverty?

What are the consequences of poverty?

Why are we not able to treat poverty the same way as we treat HIV/AIDS?

Think about what we have learned about HIV/AIDS and poverty. How are HIV/AIDS and poverty related? What issues can we tackle to fight both of them?
4 Relation between HIV/AIDS and Poverty

How are HIV/AIDS and poverty related?

What issues are common to both of them?

How are they different?

Can improving one compromise the other?

Poverty, AIDS Graphs

Overview of the upcoming Country

Read about HIV/AIDS on Zambia, its people, culture, poverty, politics etc.
5 Zambia

What is the prevalence rate of HIV/AIDS?

History

People and Culture, Population Dynamics

Politics

Major Tourist Locations

Other Issues

What is the future of Zambia?

Read about HIV/AIDS and poverty in Zimbabwe.
6 Zimbabwe

What is the prevalence rate of HIV/AIDS?

History

People and Culture, Population Dynamics

Politics

Major Tourist Locations

Other Issues

What is the future of Zimbabwe?

Read about HIV/AIDS and poverty in Botswana.
7 Botswana

What is the prevalence rate of HIV/AIDS?

History

People and Culture, Population Dynamics

Politics

Major Tourist Locations

Other Issues

What is the future of Botswana?

Read about HIV/AIDS and poverty in Namibia.
8 Namibia

What is the prevalence rate of HIV/AIDS?

History

People and Culture, Population Dynamics

Politics

Major Tourist Locations

Other Issues

What is the future of Namibia?

Read about HIV/AIDS and poverty in Angola and Zaire.
9 Angola

What is the prevalence rate of HIV/AIDS?

History

People and Culture, Population Dynamics

Politics

Major Tourist Locations

Other Issues

What is the future of Angola and Zaire?

Read about HIV/AIDS and poverty in South Africa.
10 South Africa

What is the prevalence rate of HIV/AIDS?

History

People and Culture, Population Dynamics

Politics

Major Tourist Locations

Other Issues

What is the future of South Africa?

Read about HIV/AIDS and poverty in Northern Africa and Western Africa.
11 Project

Introduction to Project

Issue Paper

Legislature and Legislative System in Zambia

Project Proposal

 
12 Project

Project: Law Review Zambia (part 1)

The project involved coming up with legislature on HIV/AIDS in Zambia. What can be done? What should be included and what should be excluded?

 
13 Project

Project: Law Review Zambia (part 2)

The project involved coming up with legislature on HIV/AIDS in Zambia. What can be done? What should be included and what should be excluded?

 

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