The division of Education produced this manual for the Quality of Life - Programme of Education for the Prevention of AIDS.
A study in four districts of Rhode Island (USA) of 1,379 junior high school students (average age 13.2 years) found that sexually active boys were less knowledgeable about HIV, less tolerant of people living with AIDS, less fearful of contraction of HIV and more likely to undertake risky behavior
This guide was derived from two Regional Workshops on Integration of Population Education which were held in Jay-Giri, Indonesia, and Islamabad, Pakistan, and organized by the Asia-Pacific Programme of Education for All (APPEAL).
Education for health is a fundamental right of every child. Health is inextricably linked to educational achievement, quality of life, and economic productivity.
This study assessed the effectiveness of education in reducing high-risk HIV-related behaviors in 313 injecting drug users. Participants were recruited and high risk behavior evaluated at baseline and four months following intervention, based on a structured interview.