The Ministry of Education (MINED) held a national seminar from 9-13th February 2004, in Maputo, at Joaquim Chissano Conference Center, with the objective of accelerating the sector's response to HIV/AIDS.
Young people remain at the centre of the epidemic in terms of transmission, vulnerability, impact, and potential for change. Today's young generation, the largest in history, has not known a world without AIDS.
Summarizes findings from an intervention study to increase use of and satisfaction with VCT services among youth.
This paper presents the work of Choose Life, a Zimbabwean NGO that works with young people in schools. Choose Life utilizes the power that HIV positive youth have in preventing further infections in their peers.
This framework and resource guide is intended to help people involved in programs assisting orphans and vulnerable children conduct a situation analysis.
Part 1 of the document discusses the need for family care of children impacted by HIV/AIDS by looking at the universal standards of care, poverty, national policy and donor education.
Discusses findings from a study that examined how to involve youth in the care and support of people living with HIV/AIDS and orphans and vulnerable children. Research summary (2003) and summary of baseline findings (2002) also available.
Youth who do not attend school or who drop out prematurely miss many of the fundamentals of basic education - reading and writing skills, mathematics, and science.
AIDS, conflicts, and other crises have swelled the number of orphans in much of Sub-Saharan Africa, thereby threatening realization of the Millennium Development Goals in the areas of education, health, nutrition, and poverty reduction.
Drawing on an overview of research conducted for WHO's Department of HIV/AIDS, this paper outlines some of the issues that need to be addressed when working on HIV/AIDS prevention with young people.