Objectives: In 2001 the United Nations (UN) Declaration of Commitment was signed by 189 countries with a goal to reduce HIV prevalence among young people by 25% by 2010. Progress towards this target is assessed.
Background: The international community agrees that the Millennium Development Goals will not be achieved without ensuring universal access to both sexual and reproductive health (SRH) services and HIV/AIDS prevention, treatment, care and support.
Background: Many programmes on young people and HIV/AIDS prevention have focused on the in-school and channeled sexual and reproductive health messages through schools with limited activities for the young people's families.
The main rationale for this study was to better understand the health status of South African children in relation to HIV.
The objective of this brief is to help adolescents to protect their health.
This knowledge asset focuses on the integration of resources to address gender-based violence against women and girls into the existing health care services.
With improved access to treatment for people living with HIV many are now able to live longer. As a result there is growing interest in overall quality of life issues.
Previous studies from sub-Saharan Africa have found that orphans experience increased sexual risk compared to non-orphans.
Produzida no âmbito do projeto Reprodução de Vídeos Educativos/Informativos (Projeto 914/BRA/59 - Unesco), com o apoio do departamento de DST, Aids e hepatites Virais do Ministério da Saúde do Brasil, a cartilha, destinada especialmente aos profissionais da saúde e da assistêncai social, tem como
This report is based on research and interviews conducted by the Center between June 2009 and February 2010. The Center gathered the experiences of 59 women through a combination of in-depth interviews and focus group discussions.