HIV/AIDS programmes in schools ultimately intend to decrease high risk sexual behaviour. One factor facilitating this outcome is a strong health promoting environment in the school.
The Global Initiative on Primary Prevention of Substance Abuse (Global Initiative) is jointly executed by the United Nations International Drug Control Programme (UNDCP) and the World Health Organization (WHO). Implementation began in June 1997.
This training guide was developed by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP) to support the efforts of government, civil society institutions and youth work personnel, engaged in training young people on development issues.
This parents' guide offers tips and techniques for talking easily and openly with children ages 8 to 12 about sex, HIV/AIDS, violence, and drugs and alcohol.
The purpose of this document is to provide clarification for school feeding (SF) focal points and HIV/AIDS focal points on how to integrate HIV/AIDS awareness and prevention education activities into SF programmes. It presents a menu of ideas to do this.
Recent studies in Tanzania show that a large percentage of adolescents have had experiences with drugs or substances like tobacco and alcohol at a low age. At the same time they lack basic knowledge about the effects and dangers of its consumption. This ignorance often puts them at risk.
This document has been prepared to help people make a case for school-based efforts to address and improve family life, reproductive health, and population education, and to plan, implement, and evaluate school-based efforts as part of the development of a "Health-Promoting School".
The aim of the education policy round table was to consider the extended role of schools as nodes of care and support to vulnerable children in the context of HIV/AIDS in South Africa.The objectives of the meeting were: 1.
The scourge of abuse is at the moment a major challenge to the country's schools and communities at large. This study highlights findings on children vulnerable to abuse, those that are exposed to abuse and the circumstances surrounding such situations.
This document was prepared to encourage more schools and communities to use skills-based health education, including life skills, as the method for improving health and education; by teaching children and adolescents how to adopt or strengthen healthy lifestyles.