This ICHA Fact Sheet (#1) aims at briefly describing how the Ministry is responding to the HIV and AIDS epidemic. The ICHA's main objectives are:Develop policies and systems to increase the Ministry's capacity to respond to HIV/AIDS and reduce its impact on the Education sector,Nation-wide preventive education programme for Cambodian students and out-ofschool youth (approx. 6 million); Train and raise awareness of MoEYS employees on prevention; Reduce stigma and discrimination (include support to vulnerable children); Progressively address sensitive topics and issues (Reproductive health, Drugs, Street children); Develop curriculum, manuals and train teachers on how to teach HIV/AIDS (and other related topics) in public schools and non-formal educational settings.
Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport. Interdepartmental Committee for HIV and AIDS, ICHA
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