This report summarizes a workshop to launch a pilot project known as the District Initiative to collect school-based HIV/AIDS indicators enabling ministries and planners assess the needs of the districts more effectively.
The Intercountry Workshop on Networking and Partnership between Young People and Governments on HIV/AIDS Prevention for East and South-East Asian Countries was held in Bangkok from 18 to 22 March 2002.
Participants met in Harare to brief each other on the HIV/AIDS initiatives they are implementing in their regions and to discuss ways to increase collaboration and networking between UNESCO, UNESCO Cluster Offices and UNAIDS Inter-Country Team for Eastern and Southern Africa.
The purpose of this workshop was to share information on HIV and AIDS in the formal education sector in Mozambique.
Kelly stresses the importance of responding to the epidemic quickly. The generation hardest hit is today's young. Prevention and education programs must be put in place now to ensure HIV/AIDS is brought into the mainstream and that positive behaviour change is brought about.
Extract from a paper prepared for the Commonwealth Secretariat, London.This paper discusses the role of the eucation sector in fighting HIV/AIDS and the education responses to HIV/AIDS.
The Consultation, convened by WHO and UNICEF in March 2002 in Stockholm, Sweden, highlighted the importance of investing in the health of children and adolescents as a cost-effective way of securing future prosperity of nations.
The theme of the Meeting was "Integrated approaches to youth health: focus on sexual and reproductive health, substance abuse and HIV/AIDS".
This paper aims to take a closer look at the impact of the epidemic on children (0-18 years old), which is growing, by reviewing and synthesizing several research studies that have been conducted over the years in the Asia-Pacific region.
On 2nd June 1999, a one day seminar, "Silent Emergency: HIV/AIDS in Conflicts and Disasters", was held in London. It aimed to: - Outline the combined impact of emergency situations and HIV/AIDS.