1 edition of What religious leaders can do about HIV/AIDS found in the catalog.
What religious leaders can do about HIV/AIDS
|LC Classifications||RJ387.A25 W415 2003|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||56 p. :|
|Number of Pages||56|
|LC Control Number||2005453004|
The AIDS-related activities of religious leaders in Africa extend far beyond preaching about sexual mortality. This study aims to quantify the involvement of religious leaders in the fight against Author: Jenny Trinitapoli. Toronto (ENInews) Leaders from five world religions gathered in Toronto just ahead of World AIDS Day on Dec. 1 to encourage their peers to deepen their engagement and action on HIV-AIDS "by addressing the difficult issues raised by the pandemic, in Author: Ron Csillag.
book address area-specific learning and assessment. u Establish relationships with local decision-makers, religious leaders, traditional healers, midwives, and respected individuals in the community. You will need local support for HIV/AIDS interventions. Establish relationships with local decision-makers, religi-ous leaders, traditional heal-. Another panelist, David Barstow, who wrote a book that imagines two possible trajectories in detail – ending AIDS or letting it come roaring back – said that his vision for the winning future includes a coalition of major religious leaders making a public appeal at the 23rd International AIDS Conference in San Francisco in July
McKoy said he also believes in miracles, and he is of the firm view that persons can be healed from debilitating illnesses such as HIV/AIDS. "I am not saying in every case it would happen, but I know it has happened quite a number of times," said McKoy, even as he cautioned fellow pastors against advising persons to stop taking their medications. African religious leaders met recently in Abuja, Nigeria to discuss, among other things, the possible ways of stemming the rising wave of HIV/AIDS in the continent. Surprisingly, since the HIV/AIDS epidemic began ravaging Africa, religious leaders have not taken concrete action or step at contributing to the management and reduction of the.
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This book is a resource that religious leaders can use to explore ways of responding to HIV/AIDS. It explains what HIV/AIDS is, how it can be prevented and how it affects particular groups, especially children and young people.
4 WHAT RELIGIOUS LEADERS CAN DO ABOUT HIV/AIDS. What Religious Leaders can do about HIV/AIDS. This book is a resource that religious leaders can use to explore ways of responding to HIV/AIDS. It explains what HIV/AIDS is, how it can be prevented and how it affects particular groups, especially children and young also explains how parents who are infected with HIV (the virus that causes AIDS) can avoid passing it on to their infants.
The AIDS-related activities of religious leaders in Africa extend far beyond preaching about sexual mortality. This study aims to quantify the involvement of religious leaders in the fight against AIDS and to identify key predictors of the types of prevention strategies they by: Despite many religious leaders' reticence to support the use of condoms in HIV prevention, a variety of initiatives provide encouraging examples of how religion can serve as a vehicle in the fight Author: Isobel Coleman.
of Nigerian religious leaders to the challenge of HIV/AIDS and the adequacy or otherwise of these responses. It further explores ways in which the religious leaders can effectively meet the challenges of a disease that is not only a health problem, but also a crisis thatFile Size: KB.
The Role of Religious Leaders in HIV/AIDS Prevention, Control, and Patient Care and Support: A Pilot Project in Jimma Zone Article (PDF Available) in Northeast African Studies 7(2) The latest news on AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa, the epidemic’s epicenter, is HIV infections have declined by 25 percent sinceAIDS-related deaths have decreased by 32 percent over.
There are ever-present signs for church events and conferences focused on faith based healing and deliverance from evil. They advertise HIV as a spiritual disease that only faith can cure. The pastors tell people that prayer will save them over medication. Some people stop, some fast, and the church leaders perform “healing” rituals for them.
Religious leaders’ response to HIV/Aids. 22 Jul, There are now a number of religious leaders who can open up on their status and still be able to work in their various leadership spheres. The book is powerful and well worth reading, both for social scientists and religious leaders, for one primary reason: it challenges us to think carefully about the processes that actually make up social and religious life, how they impact people, how they impact the ways we understand religion, and how we can begin to understand them in their 5/5(2).
Many times, I've asked with, say, the Christian groups, why the top Christian leaders haven't come to the HIV meetings. Because the Hindu leaders: we had almost all the top leaders. So I think there's something to share with each other, how we can involve more leaders, religious leaders, and deal with the epidemic.
BACKGROUND. Spirituality and religion are often central issues for patients dealing with chronic illness. The purpose of this study is to characterize spirituality/religion in a large and diverse sample of patients with HIV/AIDS by using several measures of spirituality/religion, to examine associations between spirituality/religion and a number of demographic, clinical, and Cited by: In Bangladesh, in December - in the framework of support for policy-makers and religious figures - the UN Population Fund and the Ministry of Religious Affairs hosted a conference of imams to train religious leaders in the field of reproductive health and women's rights and the control of communicable disease such as HIV/AIDS.
Many Christian denominations and Christian charities provide services for people living with HIV/AIDS. One example is the "Drug Resources Enhancement against Aids and Malnutrition" (DREAM), program promoted by the Christian Community of Sant'Egidio. The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America annually observes World AIDS Day to "remember all who have.
The Role of Religious Leaders in the Prevention of HIV/AIDS 9 New and disposable needles, tubes and bags should be used for blood transfusion. Professional blood donors should be avoided. With these guidelines in mind, religious leaders can help prevent the spread of.
An advocacy guide for working with religious leaders. The guide can be used by religious leaders, communities, and institutions to learn about GBV and HIV, why they should address the issues, and how they can address them through specific activities and approaches.
Secular organizations working on GBV and HIV also can use this guide to find. Faith leaders warned on statements about HIV/AIDS. Faith leaders can play a key role in the fight against the HIV pandemic if their public statements help combat stigma and discrimination, a meeting of faith groups in Vienna in advance of the 18th International AIDS Conference has heard.
The survey found that religious leaders needed and wanted more information about HIV/AIDS, so that they in turn could educate those in the respective religious communities. According to UNAIDS: In response, educational materials were designed to meet the needs of. WHAT RELIGIOUS LEADERS CAN DO ABOUT HIVAIDS WHAT RELIGIOUS LEADERS CAN DO ABOUT HIVAIDS Action for Children andYoung People HIV/AIDS is a crisis of enormous spiritual, social, economic and political proportions And, increas-ingly, it is a problem of the young Overcoming 4 WHAT RELIGIOUS LEADERS CAN DO ABOUT HIV/AIDSFile Size: 83KB.
Book Description. Drawing on a wide range of methodologies, this book documents a diverse portfolio of religious responses to HIV and AIDS at the local and global levels in sites from sub-Saharan Africa to New York City.
The volume goes beyond the psychology of religion, which is often based on how religion is used to cope with illness.Church leaders who acknowledge the challenge of HIV/AIDS and do not condemn those affected by it, but offer support and understanding, can motivate others within religious groups to respond positively to those affected by HIV/AIDS.The African AIDS epidemic has sparked fierce debate over the role of religion.
Some scholars and activists argue that religion is contributing to the spread of HIV and to the stigmatization of people living with AIDS. Others claim that religion reduces the spread of HIV and promotes care and support for the sick and their on and AIDS in Africa offers the first .