Este numero especial de Perspectivas aborda algunos de los temas que se discutieron durante la 46ª reunión de la Conferencia Internacional de Educación (Ginebra, 5-8 septiembre de 2001).
Schenker, Inon I.
This paper reviews our current understanding of the HIV, AIDS and literacy correlation, offers a new definition for HIV/AIDS literacy and suggests areas for applied research and action for enhancing HIV/AIDS literacy in the global fight against HIV and AIDS.
More than 200 participants drawn from all stakeholders in education in Nigeria and members of the civil societies assembled at the Merit House in Abuja for a four-day national workshop (10-13 June 2002) on Education for HIV/AIDS Prevention in Nigeria.
This paper describes the evolution of school-based HIV prevention programmes and their theoretical frameworks, as well as present barriers to their implementation. Examples of several best practices will highlight the key role of the education sector in mitigating the impact of HIV/AIDS.
The book is a reflection of the current state of HIV/AIDS education in the world.
The formal education system with a wide access to young people should play a central role in HIV/AIDS prevention.