Mission & Evangelism
HIV/AIDS resources

Responses of the faith-based organisations to HIV/AIDS in Sub Saharan Africa (November 2003 WCC publication)

What is AIDS? A basic information booklet for health workers. 1987, revised 1989 & 1994 (28 pages). Small stock available from the Mission and Evangelism Team.

Churches and the HIV/AIDS pandemic: Analysis of the situation in 10 West/Central African countries, published by the WCC and the World Alliance of YMCAs, March 2001. Click here to a summary of this report. The complete report is available from the Mission and Evangelism Team.

The Churches Confronted with the Problem of HIV/AIDS: Analysis of the Situation in Six Countries of Eastern Africa (Ethiopia Kenya Rwanda Tanzania Uganda Zambia) Presented by Mutua Mulonzya
Complete report

Africa Praying: A Handbook on HIV/AIDS Sensitive Sermon Guidelines and Liturgy
Editor: Musa W. Dube
This resource book has been produced to assist the church and its leaders to realize their full potential in the HIV/AIDS struggle.
Contributing Writers: Isabel Apawo Phiri, Ezra Chitando, Tinyiko S. Maluleke, Felicidade Chirenda, Canon Gideon Byamugisha, Gladies Jeco, Prince Moiseraela Dibeela, Fulata L. Moyo, Musa W. Dube, Augustine C. Musopole, Cheryl Dibeela.

HIV/AIDS and the Curriculum: Methods of integrating HIV/AIDS in theological programmes, edited by Musa W. Dube is a collection of essays that "represents our efforts in the continent of Africa to contribute towards the struggle against HIV/AIDS". The collection came out of workshops to train theological educators on how to implement the HIV/AIDS curriculum in their educational institutions. It is also for those in the church who need to deal with HIV/AIDS in their preaching, Sunday-school sessions and liturgy.

Learning about AIDS. A manual for pastors and teachers by Birgitta Rubenson, 1989. Second revision 2002. Designed for teachers, pastors and youth leaders, this booklet gives the main facts about the disease as well as some ideas on how to inform about AIDS. It also gives some guidellines on counselling and supporting people with HIV/AIDS and their families.

 

 

A "Plan of Action", developed by African and international church leaders and African ecumenical organizations at a November 2001 global consultation on "Ecumenical Responses to the Challenges of HIV/AIDS in Africa" in Nairobi, called for the setting up of an enabling support structure under the WCC, now known as the EHAIA.

Facing AIDS - The Challenge, the Churches' Response - a WCC Study Document. Available from WCC Publications (1997). Click here for more information.

Facing AIDS - Guidelines: Education in the Context of Vulnerability HIV/AIDS. Click here for more information. Available from the Mission and Evangelism Team.

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