MEMA kwa vijana program

Learning & Teaching Materials
Washington DC
World Bank
p. 22, graphs., tabs.
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Programme MEMA Kwa Vijana

This programme is included in the Source Book of HIV/AIDS Prevention Program that presents 13 cases studies of good and promising practices of HIV/AIDS prevention programs in Sub-Saharan Africa. The AMREF, LSHTM and NIMR, initiated a program in 62 primary schools and 18 health facilities in Mwanza region in Tanzania in January 1999. Its main objective was to improve reproductive health knowledge among 12-19 year olds and decrease the rate of STI's and HIV infection as well as the number of unwanted pregnancies. To do this, teacher-led peer educators use informal and participatory techniques to teach young people about reproductive health.

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