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Technical Areas

This section sets out the building blocks which make up a comprehensive response to addressing both the needs and rights of children affected by HIV and AIDS.

  • Social Protection- involves mechanisms and interventions to strengthen families and communities ability to protect and care for children.
  • Food and nutrition - involves interventions that improve the nutritional status of children and their families and address food security in communities.
  • Educational support and vocational training - ensures that children have access to both early childhood development (between the ages of 0-5 years) and school education (between the ages of 5-18 years) and vocational training.
  • Psychosocial support - looks at general issues regarding psychosocial support for children affected by HIV and AIDS.
  • Child Protection – is about ensuring that children are free from exploitation, abuse and discrimination and that they are cared for in a loving and supportive environment.
  • Health support - helps to ensure that children and their families receive services that prevent and treat illness and promote health and wellbeing.
  • Shelter and care - looks at how best families can be supported in their caring roles.
  • Economic strengthening -looks at the different strategies to protect and strengthen the economic situation of children and their families