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.
The World Food Programme (WFP) is helping to secure the safety and well-being of orphans and other vulnerable children. WFP's nutritional support to children and their parents brings hope into lives made uncertain by the disease.
This document presents an evaluation of the process, results and impact of the initiative to promote health and prevent sexually transmitted diseases among adolescents and youth in the school environment (in Brazilian schools), on the basis of research carried out in 340 schools in 14 state capit
This is a draft discussion paper, which forms the basis to develop jointly a 5-year program proposal to scale up targeted psychosocial support programs for OVC.
Drawing on its historical involvement with displaced children and orphans, and boosted by an FY 1999 $10 million Congressional directive for care and support of children affected by HIV/AIDS, USAID is becoming a global leader in addressing the enormous challenges posed by the situation confrontin
This report is derived from the initiatives and key results identified by UNICEF with regards to support for orphans in the southern African region. UNICEF has been designated lead agency among the UNAIDS co-sponsors for programmes in support of orphans.
This report is set forth with the aim of improving the lives of children, young and old, the orphaned generation. It presents a record of Masiye Camp's development and an analysis of its activities.
This study provides a qualitative analysis of the circumstances and consequences of parental caregiving to adult children with AIDS in Thailand. The analysis is based on 20 open-ended interviews, mainly with parents of an adult son or daughter who died of AIDS within the few prior years.
HIV/AIDS is currently one of the biggest threats to children and adults worldwide with over 36 million people infected with HIV, of which 1.4 million are children.