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DCU 002: HEALTH AWARENESS AND LIFE SKILLS
DATE: NOVEMBER, 2017 TIME: 1 ½ HOURS
INSTRUCTIONS: Answer question ONE and any other TWO questions.
QUESTION ONE (30 MARKS) (Compulsory)
a) There’s no vaccine to prevent HIV infection and no cure for AIDS. But it’s possible to protect
yourself and others from infection.
Discuss in depth at least five prevention strategies of HIV transmission (10 Marks)
b) Discuss at least five different roles played/assumed by the family members of an addict
c.) Lifestyle diseases are on the rise in the country not only in urban areas, but also in rural areas
during the past few years. Discuss five causes of lifestyle diseases in the world. (10 Marks)
QUESTION TWO (20 MARKS)
HIV-related stigma and discrimination refers to prejudice, negative attitudes and abuse directed at
people living with HIV and AIDS. In 35% of countries with available data, over 50% of people report
having discriminatory attitudes towards people living with HIV.
i) Discuss at least five forms of HIV/AIDS related stigma and discrimination. (10 Marks)
ii) Discuss five effects of HIV/AIDS related stigma and discrimination (10 Marks)
QUESTION THREE (20 MARKS)
i) Drugs/substance and alcohol abuse has negative impacts on different sectors of the country.
Discuss at least five strategies put in place by the government to reduce or stop, drug/substance
and alcohol abuse (10 Marks)
ii) Sexual and gender based violence can happen within a home/family setting, in the community,
among internally displaced persons or refugee and in their camps, in public places such as
matatus, buses and their terminus or market places.
Discuss the four levels risk factors of gender based violence (10 Marks)
QUESTION FOUR (20 MARKS)
Life skills are a set of core activities sometimes described as emotional intelligence that should be
acquired at all levels of personal growth.
i) Discuss the five cognitive life skills that one should develop/learn. (10 Marks)
ii) Discuss five benefits of life skills in employment (10
QUESTION FIVE (20 MARKS)
It is recognized that special protection must be given to children to ensure full, happy, and healthy
development without fear of harm or exploitation.
i) Explain the four categories of child rights giving examples of each category. (10 Marks)
ii) Explain five Prevention strategies of child abuse and neglect (10 Marks)