Literature Review

A collection of literature reviews for Soul City Series 8
Prevention of HIV and AIDS

This document is an attempt to provide an overview of prevention campaigns in the context of the AIDS epidemic. It will survey literature on key issues related to prevention, sexuality and campaigns. As an overview, the document attempts to be as comprehensive as possible.

Literature Review on Maternal Health

Maternal health has been defined as safe motherhood, narrowly defined to mean ensuring that all women receive the care they need to be safe and healthy through pregnancy and childbirth (Family Care International, 2000).

Alcohol Use Literature Review

This review provides background to questions such as why people consume alcohol, who consumes it, how much and when. It then looks at health impacts (both through direct biological effects and non-natural mortality and morbidity) as well as social and psychological impacts.

Prevention of HIV and AIDS

This document is an attempt to provide an overview of prevention campaigns in the context of the AIDS epidemic. It will survey literature on key issues related to prevention, sexuality and campaigns. As an overview, the document attempts to be as comprehensive as possible.

Literature Review on Maternal Health

Maternal health has been defined as safe motherhood, narrowly defined to mean ensuring that all women receive the care they need to be safe and healthy through pregnancy and childbirth (Family Care International, 2000).

Alcohol Use Literature Review

This review provides background to questions such as why people consume alcohol, who consumes it, how much and when. It then looks at health impacts (both through direct biological effects and non-natural mortality and morbidity) as well as social and psychological impacts.