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Cover for Tourism strategies and local responses in Southern Africa.

This book discusses tourism development in Namibia. It consists of 12 major chapters. Chapter 2 explores the opportunities and challenges of implementing a national tourism policy in Namibia, as perceived by tourism entrepreneurs. Chapter 3 presents the South African experiences for local economic...

Author(s)
Hottola, P.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935085)
Type
Book
Abstract

Malawi has for a long time relied on agriculture for the generation of foreign exchange. Due to varied reasons like climate change, the Malawi government has, therefore, identified tourism as one way of boosting foreign exchange earnings and is already in the process of developing the sector...

Author(s)
Bisika, T.
Publisher
College of Medicine and the Medical Association of Malawi, Blantyre, Malawi
Citation
Malawi Medical Journal, 2009, 21, 2, pp 75-80
Abstract

Background: The Caribbean has the highest prevalence rates of HIV/AIDS outside sub-Saharan Africa, and a broad literature suggests an ecological association between tourism areas and sexual vulnerability. Tourism employees have been shown to engage in high rates of sexual risk behaviours....

Author(s)
Padilla, M. B.; Reyes, A. M.; Connolly, M.; Natsui, S.; Puello, A.; Chapman, H.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Health Policy and Planning, 2012, 27, 3, pp 245-255
Abstract

The aim of this study was to determine tourism workers' knowledge, attitudes, and sexual behaviour related to HIV and AIDS. A survey was administered to tourism workers (n=338) from all the hotels and resorts randomly sampled in Gauteng Province, South Africa. Results indicate a medium level of HIV ...

Author(s)
Tajudeen, L. O.; Pengpid, S.; Peltzer, K.
Publisher
Kamla-Raj Enterprises, New Dehli, India
Citation
Journal of Human Ecology, 2011, 36, 2, pp 103-110
Abstract

Objectives: The aim of the study was to identify and describe the characteristics of persons born in the UK who acquire HIV infection abroad. Methods: Analyses using case reports and follow-up data from the national HIV database held at the Health Protection Agency were performed. Results: Fifteen...

Author(s)
Rice, B.; Gilbart, V. L.; Lawrence, J.; Smith, R.; Kall, M.; Delpech, V.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
HIV Medicine, 2012, 13, 5, pp 315-317
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Cover for The responses of the Southern African tourism sector in combating HIV/AIDS.

This chapter explores the awareness and responses of the Southern African tourism sector in combating HIV and AIDS. Special reference is paid to the HIV/AIDS strategies adopted by the tourism organizations operating in Namibia, South Africa, Zambia and Botswana. HIV/AIDS is threatening the...

Author(s)
Siiskonen, H.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935085)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is the causative agent of the Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS). The pandemic is believed to have originated within the Northern Congo basin covering large parts of the Democratic Republic of Congo, the Republic of Congo, the Central African Republic,...

Author(s)
Zautner, A. E.; Herchenröder, O.; El-Moussi, A.; Schwarz, N. G.; Wiemer, D. F.; Gross, U.; Frickmann, H.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Acta Tropica, 2018, 179, pp 25-35
Abstract

Background: Amoebic colitis is the most frequent clinical manifestation of invasive intestinal infection due to Entamoeba histolytica and a common cause of diarrhoea worldwide. Since higher transmission rates are usually related to poor health and exposure to unhygienic conditions, cases reported...

Author(s)
Roure, S.; Valerio, L.; Soldevila, L.; Salvador, F.; Fernández-Rivas, G.; Sulleiro, E.; Mañosa, M.; Sopena, N.; Mate, J. L.; Clotet, B.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2019, 14, 2, pp e0212791
Abstract

Heritage preservation and development initiatives by Haya villagers in NW Tanzania have led to a collaboration that has produced important insights into change in heritage meanings over the last several decades. The impact of the HIV/AIDS pandemic has been profound, nearly eliminating an older...

Author(s)
Schmidt, P. R.
Publisher
Maney Publishing, Leeds, UK
Citation
Heritage and Society, 2014, 7, 2, pp 170-188
Abstract

Background: The number of US students studying abroad more than tripled during the past 20 years. As study abroad programmes' destinations diversify, students increasingly travel to resource-limited countries, placing them at risk for infectious diseases. Data describing infections acquired by US...

Author(s)
Angelo, K. M.; Haulman, N. J.; Terry, A. C.; Leung, D. T.; Chen, L. H.; Barnett, E. D.; Hagmann, S. H. F.; Hynes, N. A.; Connor, B. A.; Anderson, S.; McCarthy, A.; Shaw, M.; Genderen, P. J. J. van; Hamer, D. H.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Cary, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2018, 25, 1, pp tay074

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