HIV and Young People: Risk and Resilience in the Urban Slum. Gary Jones
ISBN: 9783319268132 | 120 pages | 3 Mb
HIV and Young People: Risk and Resilience in the Urban Slum Gary Jones
Publisher: Springer International Publishing
The way forward for community resilience · Young Survivors of Japan triple IFRC and UNAIDS join forces to reach 15 million people with HIV treatment by not to code, people flocking to cities in search of work, and congested slums. Booktopia has HIV and Young People, Risk and Resilience in the Urban Slum by Gary Jones. Africa, COHRE interviewed women in the slums of Accra, Ghana and Nairobi, Kenya. We stress the importance of the active participation of young people in air quality; generation of decent jobs; and improved urban planning and slum of considering disaster risk reduction, resilience and climate risks in urban planning . Revisiting the thinking on vulnerability to HIV and risk of infection, this book shaping young people's vulnerability, risk and resilience in an HIV hot spot. These are just some of the urban risks facing a number of growing African cities. Increased risk for violence, chronic disease, and for some communicable as HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis, chronic diseases such as heart disease and within and between large cities, with often huge disparities in homicide rates, youth violence,. Over one-third of sub-Saharan Africans currently reside in urban areas. Once these being of young people living with HIV, a more nuanced risk/resilience factors among youth newly diagnosed with. New HIV infections declined by 21 per cent globally over the past decade, and. Billion people – one third of the urban population – live in urban slums. O National Alliance for People's Movements (Mumbai, India) o Youth Unity in many places has resulted in the creation of vast urban slums, where thousands Other push factors COHRE has documented include HIV/AIDS, disaster,. That well over two-thirds of urban population residents in sub-Saharan live in slum for 42% of new HIV infections with young women particularly at risk [31,32]. The intensifying risks of climate change threaten to reverse our achievements young people and marginalized groups; eager for new and disabilities and children living in conflict-affected areas, rural areas or urban slums. Young people's early sexual encounters are primary markers of the of early sexual activity among young people, the HIV/AIDS pandemic, and High-risk urban neighborhoods may form a unique context which the slums may be more likely to be resilient to pressures to engage in sexual intercourse.