Strengthening the Role of Education Ministries in the Government's Response to HIV/AIDS in Central Asia

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UNESCO Almaty in collaboration with UNESCO's Asia and Pacific Regional Bureau for Education in Bangkok supported by UNESCO's International Institute for Educational Planning (IIEP) and the World Bank organised a regional workshop on the role of education ministries in the government's response to HIV/AIDS in Central Asia. The workshop advocated for a stronger and more comprehensive response by Education Ministries in the countries of the Central Asian region: Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan - focusing on preventive education and life skills in a wider school health context as well as in nonformal settings, planning and anticipating the impact of HIV/AIDS on the education sector, and on enhanced collaboration with other Ministries as well as UN and NGO partners.

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