UNIVERSITY EXAMINATIONS: 2017/2018
EXAMINATION FOR THE DIPLOMA IN INFORMATION
DCU002 HEALTH AWARENESS AND LIFESKILLS
DATE: AUGUST, 2018 TIME: 1 ½ HOURS
INSTRUCTIONS: Answer any THREE questions.
i) Stigma and discrimination are among the foremost barriers to HIV/AIDS prevention,
treatment care and support. Explain the four forms of HIV/AIDS, related stigma.
ii) Sexual and gender based violence is caused by multiple factors in sub-Sahara Africa.
Discuss the causes of sexual and gender based violence in these region.
iii) In a family, either a parent or a child may be addicted to alcohol and drugs to cope
with certain situation in life. Analyze the effects of drugs and alcohol addiction of
parent child relationship. (10 Marks)
i) Lifestyle diseases are diseases associated with the way people live their lives.
Describe the causes of lifestyle diseases (10 Marks)
ii) Sexual and gender based violence in developing countries have contributed to the
increase of HIV/AIDS. Discuss how sexual and gender based violence contribute to
the spread of HIV/AIDS. (10 Marks)
Sexually transmitted diseases are diseases that are on increase in Kenya.
i) Describe the general signs and symptoms of sexually transmitted diseases
ii) Explain the sexual transmission of HIV /AIDS. (10 Marks)
There are different categories of life skills for adaptive and positive behavior.
i) Explain the cognitive category of life skills (10 Marks)
ii) Discuss the importance of life skills to an individual (10 Marks)
Children rights are the human rights of children with particular attention to children.
i) Describe the four categories of child rights (10 Marks)
ii) Discuss the prevention of child abuse and neglect in Africa. (10 Marks)