This regional workshop, "Prevention of HIV/AIDS and Drug Abuse through Quality Improvement of Curriculum and Teaching/Learning Materials in Asia and the Pacific was organized from 25-29 August, 1997, by the National Commission of the People's Republic of China for UNESCO in Beijing.
The aim of these Guidelines is to provide guidance on setting up, running and evaluating AIDS peer education projects for young people.
The Intercountry Consultation on Development of Strategies for Adolescent Health for South-East Asia Region of WHO was held from 26-29 May 1998 in New Delhi, India.
This paper focuses on adolescent reproductive health in the ESCAP region. It is divided into five sections: Section 1. Introduction; Section 2. Adolescent reproductive health in Asia and the Pacific; Section 3. Current adolescent reproductive health programmes in the region; Section 4.
This third volume of "Communities responding to the challenge of adolescent pregnancy prevention" explains the components of effective sexuality education and provides guidance in planning and implementing sexuality education programmes.
In Africa, men play key roles in reproductive health - as individuals, family members, community decision-makers, and national leaders. Most reproductive health care, however, focuses on women.
This was the first UNICEF in-house capacity building workshop on the subject of adoption. It was neccesitated by the situation in UNICEF offices in all regions where abusive and illegal practices on adoption of children internationally have been alleged or proven.
This issue focuses on the questions of "Why do young people have difficulty using reproductive health services?", "What would youth-friendly services look like?", and "What kind of services do young people want?".
This issues answer to the questions of "Why is it helpful to involve young people in their own reproductive health programmes?", "In what ways can young people become involved?", "Is there evidence that youth involvement improves programmes or results in better outcomes?&
The Study Group reviewed the scientific evidence regarding the effectiveness of key interventions for adolescent health; highlighted the essential factors and strategies needed to establish, implement and sustain programmes for adolescent health; developed a common framework for country programmi