Calendar

WEEK # Main TOPIC TOPICS
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.

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?

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?

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

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?

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?

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?

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?

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?

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?

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?

Course Info

Learning Resource Types

assignment Activity Assignments