In this document, Coombe points out ways in which the education sector must be implemented in bringing about effective response plans to HIV/AIDS, not only in terms of prevention but also in terms of treatment and care.
The present document is divided into the following sections: In chapter 2, responses in the form of general policies and HIV are discussed with the intention to define some criteria for assessing and characterising such instruments.
The African Perspectives discussion series is a multi-year initiative, conceived by the Africa-America Institute, to provide a means through which Africans can discuss and debate policy issues among themselves and inform and shape U.S. and Western policies toward Africa.
This document is a review of sixty life skills education (LSE) and HIV/AIDS materials used in life skills education of young adolescents in twelve countries in the ESAR region. It assesses the myths and biases young people may have internalized regarding HIV/AIDS.
This booklet was produced by Soul City, a multi-media health and development programme, aimed at the youth and young adults in South Africa, Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia and Swaziland.
This education booklet is produced by Soul City under the multimedia health and development programme and is aimed at 12-18 year old young people in South Africa, Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia and Swaziland.
Technology resources increasingly link professionals working with reproductive health and HIV prevention programmes in developing countries. These same resources -- e-mail, CD-ROMs, listservs, the Internet, radio, and television -- hold great promise for reaching youth as well.
The linkages between HIV/AIDS and gender-based violence have been identified in a recent literature review (Kistner 2003).
Of the 8,600,000 young people living with HIV/AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa, 67 percent are young women and 33 percent are young men (Young People and HIV/AIDS: Opportunity in Crisis, UNICEF, UNAIDS, WHO, 2001).
In April 2000 the Association for the Development of Education in Africa (ADEA) initiated an exercise aimed at identifying effective responses by education systems to the effects of HIV/AIDS on the education structures of countries in sub-Saharan Africa.