Policy-makers who are making decisions on sexuality education programs face important economic questions: what are the costs of developing sexuality education programs; and what are the costs of implementing and scaling them up?
In 2001, World Health Organization (WHO) in collaboration with United Nations' UNICEF, UNESCO, and UNAIDS; and with technical assistance from Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), initiated the development of the Global School-based Student Health Survey (GSHS).
The Vietnam National Plan of Action for children affected by HIV/AIDS was developed to address shortcomings and challenges related to the protection of children affected by HIV/AIDS, and to respond to international commitments.
This document is an outcome of a process to establish a regional framework defining the key elements of a comprehensive response to HIV among MSM and transgender persons (TGs) in the Asia Pacific Region.
This is the annual report 2009 of AFEW, the NGO working with some of the poorest and most vulnerable people in Eastern Europe and Central Asia to adress one of the fastest growing HIV epidemics in the world.
Stigma and discrimination towards people living with HIV have been widely documented, and have extended their impact into the workplace.
Adequate provision of water supply, sanitation, hygiene and waste management in schools has a number of positive effects and contributes to a reduced burden of disease among children, staff and their families.
The Human Rights Commission has long standing concerns about bullying, violence and abuse within schools. In 2008 the Commission received a complaint from parents of students subjected to bullying, violence and abuse by other students within a secondary school.
This course book has three modules: health promoting schools, health issues in schools, HPS planning. Schools have an important role in improving the health of children and the community. Teaching about health is one way to improve health but schools can do more.
The Health Promoting School (HPS) course is a core course for pre-service teachers. The rationale for this course is to improve the health of students, teachers and the wider community through good teaching, effective management and being a positive role model.