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close this bookHealth Education Syllabus for Secondary Schools (UNICEF, 46 p.)
close this folderSENIOR FOUR
View the documentSECTION B - PRIMARY HEALTH CARE
View the documentSECTION D - WATER AND ENVIRONMENTAL SANITATION
View the documentSECTION G - MATERIALS AND CHILD HEALTH
View the documentSECTION I - COMMUNICABLE DISEASES
View the documentSECTION J - NON-COMMUNICABLE DISEASES
View the documentSECTION K - MENTAL HEALTH
View the documentSECTION O - ALCOHOL AND ALCOHOLISM
View the documentSECTION Q
View the documentSECTION S - BODY SYSTEMS

SECTION I - COMMUNICABLE DISEASES

2.1

Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)

Other STDs.



Gonorrhoea, syphilis, condyloma acuminata, chancroid, granuloma inguinale, AIDS, lymphogranuloma venerium, vaginitis and balanitis (trichomonal) and others.






Local names of the above diseases. Causes, signs and symptoms, effects/complications, treatment and prevention for each of the above.




2.2

AIDS

Concept of. Differentiation between HIV and AIDS.



Acronym and meaning of terms.



Non-symptomatic HIV carriers.






AIDS as a sexually transmitted disease and other modes of transmission.






Close association between AIDS and STDs.






Causes.



The role of social and economic factors in the spread of AIDS.



Signs and symptoms.



AIDS induced panic syndrome (AIPS).






The role of the individual, the family and the community in the prevention of AIDS.






Social and economic impact of AIDS on the community and nation.






The role of the family and the community in caring for (including counselling) the AIDS patients and their dependants.