SOCIAL EFFECTS OF HIV AND AIDS AMONG THE YOUTHS IN KENYA; A SURVEY STUDY OF ELDORET TOWN
GROUP MEMBERS REG No.
FAITH TOMNO BTM/1008/08
MERCY RUTO BTM/1077/08
CAROLINE KOECH BTM/13/08
EVA NADUPOI BTM/1076/09
JOSPHINE MARITIM BTM/ 116/09
2.0 Literature review
This chapter reviews the previous studies on the related field, acknowledges the contribution made by the scholars’ publication (seminar papers, conference proceedings, business journals text books and periodicals) the literature review has been categorized under various sub headings.
2.2 Past studies
Epidemics like HIV/AIDS are both a social phenomenon and a biological reality, and therefore occur within a specific social context. The process through which individuals decide either to take or not to take an HIV test takes place in a social context. HIV/ AIDS have become one of the most serious challenges facing human development and achievement of National and Millennium Development Goals in Kenya.
2.2.1 Characteristics of the youth without HIV and AIDS
They are successful in the way they present themselves to the surrounding environment, and most importantly their target. There are a great many books and resources about how to have a positive personal interaction with another human being. All of these books, techniques and methods are what a Social person embodies. One personality trait of a successful Social person is his or her ability to suspend his or her ego and appear non-threatening.
They easily appears non-threatening in a nonverbally way always presenting a smile, just for you. As they approach, the smile will come alive...