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.
This issue answers the questions of "What types of health facility programme serve young people's reproductive health needs?", "What are the key elements of health facility programme design and planning?", and "What are the key elements of health facility programme i
This study provides examples of successful strategies for motivating adolescents to avoid unprotected intercourse in order to reduce the incidence of unplanned pregnancies and sexually transmitted infections, including HIV of adolescents in Zambia.
This article discusses the controversy and challenges that surrounded providing sex education in the U.S., including the Franklin Country (North Carolina) school board ordering the removal of textbook chapters dealing with sexual behavior, contraception, HIV/AIDs, and STIs from 9th graders health
El estudio se basa en la historia de una madre adolescente de la calle que vive con SIDA.
This paper discusses the rights of children particularly in a world with HIV/AIDS. It explores how the way children affects the lives that they live. The thrust is on how to ensure that a child's rights are actually accessible to him/her through particular policies.
The socio-economic consequences of the HIV/AIDS epidemic are felt in a growing number of countries and increasing mortality rates among adults are threatening economic and social well-being.
The present review assesses the effects of HIV/AIDS and sexual health education on young people's sexual behaviour.
HIV/AIDS education in schools is often denied to children and young people because the subject is considered too sensitive or controversial to be taught or it is difficult to find a place for it in an already overcrowded school curriculum.
This document focuses on adolescent access to confidential health services. It covers how the physicians care about confidentiality, legal sources for the confidentiality requirement, minor's confidentiality and parental notification.