This booklet is addressed to youth, particularly students. It contains basic information about HIV and AIDS, modes of transmission, precautionary measures against HIV infection, what young students should know about their health, adolescence issues, and life skills.
As part of capacity building for school health programmes, UNESCO and the National Commission for Human Development, Pakistan have developed and produced training materials for teachers and health workers on School Health Education in Urdu and Sindhi languages.
A story of a villager Nazir, who goes abroad and is infected with HIV/AIDS from his wife. This informative story has been prepared by the Bunyad Literacy and Community Council (BLCC), Lahore.
A story of a couple; Shahid and Zeenat who get information about HIV/AIDS through a television drama. Zeenat, the wife, is a Matriculate, and Shahid her husband, though not highly educated, is a hard working farmer. Before their marriage, he used to enjoy life in the company of his friends.
Through the study of this module, teachers will learn techniques and ways to effectively guide their young and adult students in learning about HIV/AIDS.
Social, personal and health education (SPHE) provides students with a unique opportunity to develop the skills and competence to learn about themselves and to care for themselves and others and to make informed decisions about their health, personal lives, and social development.