The paper presents a brief report, a presentation of consensus statements, the evidence-base for these statements, and their implications for actions.
Soul City, a multi-media health project in South Africa has been effective in imparting much needed information on health and development, and in changing attitudes and behaviour as well.
The publication includes a synthesis and the summarized presentations given at the Regional Consultation on Strengthening the Provision of Adolescent-Friendly Health Services in Africa which was held in Harare, Zimbabwe on 17-21 October 2000.
The report summarizes proceedings of a meeting among international reproductive health community about power and its impact on reproductive and sexual health. Current challenges, programme and policy interventions, research gaps, and recommendations for action are presented in the report.
A decade ago women seemed to be on the periphery of the epidemic, today they are at the epicentre. In fact, the HIV/AIDS epidemic is taking its toll on everyone, but women are impacted more.
The Mae Chan community response to HIV/AIDS has been chosen and documented by the United Nations Joint Programme on AIDS as a "good practice" example.
The report is the outcome of the third meeting of the two-years measurement project which aims to develop tools, indicators and methodologies to determine the extent to which programming efforts are making a difference to the health and development of adolescents.
The HIV infection rate in Southern Africa is among the highest in the world. Despite the availability of information on the AIDS pandemic, people are still not changing their behaviour said Elizabeth Lwange of UNDP, Mbabane.
The IIEP HIV/AIDS Forum was conceived with two themes in mind - of information sharing and of community building.
The overall objective of this project is to engage the ongoing commitment of the whole university community in the battle against HIV/AIDS.The specific aims of the Lusaka workshop were to:assess the scale of the problem in selected SSA universities; look at particular issues raised by HIV/AIDS in