This document is an outcome of a process to establish a regional framework defining the key elements of a comprehensive response to HIV among MSM and transgender persons (TGs) in the Asia Pacific Region.
Teachers have an instrumental role to play in the achievement of the Education for All (EFA) goals, which aim to meet the learning needs of every child, youth and adult by 2015. Without teachers, the endeavour to provide EFA cannot be achieved.
On 15 June 2009 the UNAIDS Inter-Agency Task Team (IATT) on Education convened a Symposium on "Teachers and HIV & AIDS: Reviewing achievements, identifying challenges" in Limerick, Ireland.
While the benefits of formal education on HIV are well understood, funding of education sector activities for HIV is frequently fraught with challenges. These challenges are likely to increase due to the current global financial crisis.
In 2006 and 2007, UNESCO and AWSE jointly organised a training of trainers workshop for universities in Ghana, Rwanda, Botswana and Kenya.
The central objectives of the meeting were: to take stock of the evidence on HIV and education to date, identifying strengths and weaknesses, challenges and lessons learned, contributions to the evidence base and to programmatic and policy actions at the country level; to identify gaps in the res
This is the full report of a technical workshop "HIV prevention among young people in sub-Saharan Africa: the way forward". The aim of the workshop was to provide guidance and support for evidence-informed interventions to prevent HIV among young people in sub-Saharan Africa.
SAYWHAT hosted its third edition of the female Students conference at Belvedere Technical Teachers' College from the 6th to the 8th of August 2009 under the theme "Strengthening Capacity and Networks on Reproductive Health Rights".
Students and Youths Working on Reproductive Health Action Team (SAYWHAT) hosted 60 students from 30 tertiary institutions during its 4th National Students Conference from the 16th to the 18th of December 2009 under the theme "Healthy Students for a prosperous Nation".
This conference aimed to explore and understand the determinants of student behaviour in order to develop the best prevention programmes. Sessions included: Gender and HIV; Sexual and Reproductive Rights; VCT - an entry point or stumbling block.