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Contact Admin. A quarter century into the HIV pandemic, knowledge about sexual transmission and sharing of needles remain high just as misperceptions relating to casual contact. Out-of-school adolescents constitute hard-to-reach population and mechanisms should be developed to reach them to reduce misperceptions which may fuel stigma and discrimination.
Since its inception in the early s, HIV continues to have a tremendous effect in the world. Nowhere is this felt more than in sub Saharan Africa where the devastating tremendous impact has not only been on morbidity and mortality, but also on family structure, social organizations, and economics.
The Ghana Ministry of Health reported that HIV prevalence has continued to increase and by there were 58, cumulative confirmed cases with adult prevalence estimated at 2. It has been demonstrated that increased knowledge about AIDS is not a predictor for behavioural change 4 , 5 , 6 , 7 although knowledge about the disease is a prerequisite for change 8. In spite of the above, of those aged 15—24 years, 3.
This has implications for propagation of HIV because almost The study was conducted among unmarried in-school and out-of -school adolescents living in the Ashanti region of Ghana. Ghana has 10 administrative regions and using the census data, the Ashanti Region ranks the highest in Ghana in terms of AIDS cases with the rate of Discrimination against PLWHA impacts on testing since individuals may be overly concerned about who will see their test results and what can happen to them especially when there is no universal ARV treatment.
Negative attitude towards PLWHAs can be manifested in different forms including stigma and disagreement regarding location of a residential care in the neighborhood [ 9 ] or discrimination at the work place. This study does not limit itself to high school or college students but also includes out-of-school adolescents because of many reasons.