Age-related data regularly show AIDS cases being at their lowest for boys and girls between the ages of 5 and 14. The low occurrence of AIDS among those aged 5-14 has led to children in this age range being regarded as constituting a "window of hope".
Drug use and HIV vulnerability remain issues of great concern for many countries in Asia and the Pacific because surveys indicate that in some geographical areas more than sixty per cent of all injecting drug users are HIV-positive.
Developing effective interventions to mitigate the devastation of HIV/AIDS causes among children and families requires giving careful attention to both ends of the epidemic's spectrum of impacts.
A report of the Workshop on Essential Questions, Essential Tools convened in Cairo, Egypt, 13-14 October 1999, by Population Council, and the International Center for Research on Women (ICRW) to learn more about the nature of both younger and older adolescents; work experience, and to differentia
The report identifies the principal findings from each of the three studies along with policy and practice implication. The three studies are: Young people and risk-taking in sexual relations; Community responses to AIDS; Use of the female condom: genders relations and sexual negotiation.
This Study Guide contains a structured framework for group learning sessions, designed to help and resource group leaders who intend to undertake HIV/AIDS awareness building.
This document is designed to help policy-makers, decision-makers, programme planners, development assistants, coordinators, members of the school community, community leaders, health care providers, and social workers address the broad range of factors that must be changed to prevent and reduce r
The booklet presents an overview of the crisis that HIV/AIDS has created in the lives of children and youth around the world and what can be done to help children affected by HIV/AIDS.
This report is a synthesis of the materials and experts' opinions presented in the WHO/UNFPA/UNICEF Study Group on Programming for Adolescent Health.
Radio and HIV/AIDS: Making a Difference has been written with two premises in mind: that even in this age of digital communications radio remains a powerful force to confront the health and social challenges posed by HIV/AIDS, but that there is much scope for improving programming.