In every country, there is great debate about how much young people should know about sex, if and when they should be sexually active, and whether condoms and other contraceptives should be available to them. But, whatever the debates, the facts remain: young people are increasingly at risk.
This review was undertaken in recognition of the mounting public health and social problems associated with adolescent sexual behaviour and the importance of basing school-affiliated programmes designed to reduce sexual risk-taking behaviour on sound research.
The aim of this randomized, pre-post test study was to evaluate the impact of AIDS education programs (Streetwize UK) on adolescents. Participants were identfied from six youth training centers in Nottingham, England.
Education for health is a fundamental right of every child. Health is inextricably linked to educational achievement, quality of life, and economic productivity.
This study assessed the effectiveness of education in reducing high-risk HIV-related behaviors in 313 injecting drug users. Participants were recruited and high risk behavior evaluated at baseline and four months following intervention, based on a structured interview.
"Broadcasters questions and answers on AIDS" provides basic information on AIDS and its prevention. It is intended for radio broadcasters and national AIDS programme managers for prevention activities through the media.
AIDS education is increasingly being done at the university level, as recognition that university students are at high risk for contracting HIV has increased. This article looks at how risk communication should be done at this level.
This book is concerned with the health needs of adolescents and in particular with ways of assessing the degree to which the existing health services meet these needs, and with the process of selecting and planning health service research projects that may lead to improvement in the services avai
Les pays de l’Afrique de l’Ouest francophone qui ont accusé un grand retard par rapport aux autres régions de l’Afrique dans le domaine de la planification familiale, réalisent des progrès ces dernières années notamment depuis la création du Partenariat de Ouagadougou.
CHANGES worked with the Zambian Ministries of Education, Health (MOH), and Community Development and Social Services (MCDSS) to develop the School Health and Nutrition (SHN) component, a first step in the development of a national school health and nutrition policy and the integration of health i