This document highlights factors which increase the risk of HIV infection for young people and concludes with a number of principles for success for future work to prevent HIV infection among young people in developing countries.
This case study from Sri Lanka discusses the planning and implementation of IEC strategies for adolescent reproductive and sexual health programmes.
In Thailand, too many girls find themselves at an early age in the sex industry Young girls are thought to be "safe" and uninfected with HIV, but the risk of infection to them and their clients is very high.
Esta pesquisa procurou conhecer o perfil social e cultural relacionado a risco de infecção pelo HIV em mulheres, descrevendo algumas variáveis epidemiológicas e revelando relatos de risco, o significado de sua vivência com AIDS e assistência recebida.
This survey (an update of one conducted in 1997), provides an overview of donor support, policies and interests involved in school-based health and nutrition programmes. It is a useful resource for those seeking advice or funding for a particular initiative within this field.
Zambia is experiencing a crisis of massive proportions due to AIDS, poverty and dwindling economic strength. Nearly three quarters of the Zambian people live in poverty. The HIV/AIDS epidemic is drastically impacting on the demographic, social and economic landscape in Zambia.
This document examines the way in which the AIDS epidemic is devastating the lives of children and adolescents throughout sub-Saharan Africa.
This report presents the perceptions, attitudes and experiences of higher risk teenagers toward HIV testing in intimate and often poignant detail.
Breve revisión de la política de "solo abstinencia" como método de prevención de la transmisión de VIH, y qué otros factores debieran ser tomados en cuenta.
The HIV/Aids epidemic is raging in the countries of theSouth—above all in sub-Saharan Africa. Around half the newly infected are aged between 15 and 24. The only solution is to step up preventive action of all kinds. A number of new approaches are proving their worth.