Produzida no âmbito do projeto Reprodução de Vídeos Educativos/Informativos (Projeto 914/BRA/59 - Unesco), com o apoio do departamento de DST, Aids e hepatites Virais do Ministério da Saúde do Brasil, a cartilha, destinada especialmente aos profissionais da saúde e da assistêncai social, tem como
With improved access to treatment for people living with HIV many are now able to live longer. As a result there is growing interest in overall quality of life issues.
Objectives: In 2001 the United Nations (UN) Declaration of Commitment was signed by 189 countries with a goal to reduce HIV prevalence among young people by 25% by 2010. Progress towards this target is assessed.
The ability of specific behaviour-change interventions to reduce HIV infection in young people remains questionable.
Background: Many programmes on young people and HIV/AIDS prevention have focused on the in-school and channeled sexual and reproductive health messages through schools with limited activities for the young people's families.
This paper gives an overview of the HIV prevention battle in Southern Africa and supports the development of more balanced and innovative HIV prevention portfolio that adresses the real, immediate, and substantial risk facing young women from sub-Saharan African countries.
Previous studies from sub-Saharan Africa have found that orphans experience increased sexual risk compared to non-orphans.
The authors conducted a process evaluation of the 10-fold scale-up of an evaluated youth-friendly services intervention in Mwanza Region, Tanzania, in order to identify key facilitating and inhibitory factors from both user and provider perspectives.
This knowledge asset focuses on the integration of resources to address gender-based violence against women and girls into the existing health care services.
Over a few short years, leaders in the fields of reproductive health and HIV/AIDS treatment have made a convincing case for integrated care. This report serves as a piece in a growing body of information about FP/HIV integration in sub-Saharan Africa.