HIV and Sexual Health

 In 2023 – 2024, the African Health and Social Development Organization is proud to launch a Sexual Health Campaign in collaboration with African community Organizations in Norway. The main aim of the campaign is to promote the prevention of HIV and other sexually transmitted Diseases; use of condoms together with early testing of HIV and other sexually transmitted infections. Sexual health is indeed part of a healthy body.   The main objectives of this campaign are to;

  • Educate the general public about various STIs, their transmission and prevention
  • Increase knowledge about the importance of condom use, and  
  • Encourage people to get tested early and regularly

Civic participation of elderly African immigrants project

Prior studies have demonstrated that immigrants from non-Western countries in Norway have higher rates of ill-health than the remaining population. As civic engagement is considered to be a crucial determinant in health and well-being of elderly people, increasing the levels of civic engagement of African immigrants has beneficial effect on the elderly population. African Health has implemented a project funded by health directorate to increase civic participation of elderly African immigrants.

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