In response to the growing numbers of young people affected by HIV around the world, MTV (Music TV), the world's largest television network, has aired a global HIV prevention campaign since 1999, expanding it into a multicomponent campaign in 2002.
This case study is one of 12 undertaken by UNESCO to deepen the understanding of the impact of HIV/AIDS on tertiary education institutions and the response of these institutions to HIV/AIDS in different social and cultural contexts, at varying stages of the epidemic, and in different regions of t
This report compares, analyses, and summarises findings from twelve case studies commissioned by the United Nations Education, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in higher education institutions in Brazil, Burkina Faso, China, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Dominican Republic
In this qualitative study, members of the HIV and AIDS community were recruited through AIDS service organizations to test whether web environments could serve as educational platforms on treatment-related topics. The research team collected demographic characteristics andádata on Internet use.
The intention of this note is to provide information on the education sector response to HIV/AIDS in the Caribbean, with particular reference to the concerns of the ILO for efforts to develop and apply workplace policies on HIV/AIDS in schools, training institutions and universities.
Dominican Republic has a notably young population-61% of the population is aged from 15 to 24 years.
UNESCO has undertaken a study of the response of Universities to the HIV/AIDS epidemic and the University of The West Indies (UWI) was selected as one of these.
The Essential Elements Framework, which is the basis of the present document and of the Safe Youth Worldwide program itself provides a useful framework for youth focused HIV prevention programs that attends both to ensuring program quality and institutional capacity for scale-up.
The University of Brasilia (UnB) lacks an institutional policy towards the HIV/AIDS epidemic, be it directed to its own university community or to the community beyond its invisible walls.
The Caribbean region has the second highest prevalence of HIV infection in the world after sub-Saharan Africa.