Because Pakistan is in a concentrated epidemic driven by injecting drug users and male and hijra (transgender) sex workers, a campaign was launched. In addition, Pakistan has one of the largest cohorts of young people in the world - 60% of the nearly 160,000,000 are under the age of 24 years.
HIV/AIDS touches all sectors of society. It is an issue that requires appropriate responses at national, regional and global levels. Migrant workers are valuable resources that stimulate economic prosperity and contribute to the socio-economic development of Asia.
The objectives of this workshop were amongst others to:- open debate about HIV/AIDS at leadership level in a sub-reion of Asia; identify how universities in this region can demonstrate leadership; identify what is being done in the university sector in this region; share strategies; promote the d
The Intercountry Workshop on Networking and Partnership between Young People and Governments on HIV/AIDS Prevention for East and South-East Asian Countries was held in Bangkok from 18 to 22 March 2002.
This is a report of a Sub-regional Workshop on Comprehensive School Health and Nutrition, held in Chiangmai, Thailand, 21-25 October 2002, hosted by the Thai National Commission for UNESCO.
This paper aims to take a closer look at the impact of the epidemic on children (0-18 years old), which is growing, by reviewing and synthesizing several research studies that have been conducted over the years in the Asia-Pacific region.
The report provides understanding of socio-cultural research (SRC) for programming purposes in the area of population and reproductive health. The first part of the report introduces the concept of SCR and the rationale for its use in population and RH programmes.
A report of one-day National Consultation on HIV/AIDS and the Media focuses on the perceptions of the media practitioners, experts, advocacy groups and those living with HIV, with regard to the epidemic, and the challenges they faced while dealing with the issue.
The Mae Chan community response to HIV/AIDS has been chosen and documented by the United Nations Joint Programme on AIDS as a "good practice" example.
Meeting Minutes of the 16th Asian Parliamentarians’ Meeting on Population and Development “Review of Population and Development in Asia and Parliamentarians’ Initiatives"