A list of priority actions developed in March 2000 by the Uganda AIDS Commission and its partners to promote the involvement of all sectors of society as Uganda scales up its response against HIV/AIDS.
Age-related data regularly show AIDS cases being at their lowest for boys and girls between the ages of 5 and 14. The low occurrence of AIDS among those aged 5-14 has led to children in this age range being regarded as constituting a "window of hope".
Drug use and HIV vulnerability remain issues of great concern for many countries in Asia and the Pacific because surveys indicate that in some geographical areas more than sixty per cent of all injecting drug users are HIV-positive.
Developing effective interventions to mitigate the devastation of HIV/AIDS causes among children and families requires giving careful attention to both ends of the epidemic's spectrum of impacts.
A report of the Workshop on Essential Questions, Essential Tools convened in Cairo, Egypt, 13-14 October 1999, by Population Council, and the International Center for Research on Women (ICRW) to learn more about the nature of both younger and older adolescents; work experience, and to differentia