n Journal of Gender, Information and Development in Africa (JGIDA) - Social work services in Kenya

Volume 2, Issue 1_2
  • ISSN : 2050-4276
  • E-ISSN: 2050-4284


This article focuses on the global context of HIV with a focus on Kenya. The following issues are discussed: (a) Global context of HIV/AIDS, (b) HIV/AIDS in Africa: Prevalence and Impact; (c) HIV/AIDS in Kenya: Prevalence and Severity; (d) Effects of HIV/AIDS on health care and traditional forms of care; (e) Programs, Strategies and Initiatives for HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment; and (f) Evaluation of the HIV/AIDS programs. The conclusion suggests a need for evidenced based practices that can effectively be utilized to combat the HIV/AIDS pandemic in a developing country.

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