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  1. School based health and nutrition programs: findings from a survey of donor and agency support

    This survey (an update of one conducted in 1997), provides an overview of donor support, policies and interests involved in school-based health and nutrition programmes. It is a useful resource for those seeking advice or funding for a particular initiative within this field.

  2. Key Messages/priorities on HIV/AIDS and the Education Sector

    This paper outlines the key priorities for DFIDCA in HIV/AIDS in education. It follows the general assumption that education in an AIDS infected world is not similar to education in an AIDS free world (Kelly 2000).

  3. HIV/AIDS and Education

    This is the final draft of a report, which offers a detailed and comprehensive view of the issues surrounding HIV/AIDS and education. It illustrates all finer points with specific data from numerous countries and studies within Sub-Saharan Africa.

  4. HIV/AIDS Impact on the Education Sector: The Management Challenge

    This is a summary from a power point presentation. The author stresses the need for real change within the education systems of developing countries and focuses on management responses to the following issues: labour, employment and gender, orphans, transition rates and geographic variation. The conclusion acknowledges the difficulty in such drastic changes but believes that effective management can have far reaching implications in mitigating effects of the HIV pandemic.

  5. Report on the NANGO/ZAN Workshop on Fostering the Coordination, Cooperation, and Networking of NGOs Working on HIV/AIDS Related Issues

    This booklet is a report on a workshop that was organised by the National Association of Non-Governmental Organisations (NANGO) in collaboration with the Zimbabwe AIDS Network (ZAN) with financial support from UNICEF. The workshop aimed to foster the coordination, cooperation and networking of NGOs working on HIV/AIDS and related issues. Both members of NANGO and ZAN attended the workshop.

  6. SHAPE (School HIV/AIDS and Population Education Programme): Rapid Assessment Report May 1996.

    This is an assessment report of a survey carried out in Swaziland's Secondary and High Schools. The SHAPE (Schools HIV/AIDS Population Education) which begun in August of 1990, has had ongoing teacher training for Secondary/High school teachers and Head teachers in HIV/AIDS Education. The objective the questionnaire was to see which schools were implementing AIDS education, how it was being done and identify the problems and successes they experienced.

  7. Planned development and evaluation of AIDS/STD education for secondary school students in The Netherlands: short term effects

    This study evaluated the short-term effects of an AIDS/STD education curriculum for 9th and 10th grade students of vocational secondary schools in the Netherlands. The findings of this study support the contention that current AIDS/STD education can be improved by the use of empirical data, the application of multiple theories from the social sciences, and the involvement of representatives within the school system in the development process.

  8. Manual of Group Interview Techniques to Assess the Need of People with AIDS

    This is a manual of group interview techniques used to assess the needs of people living with AIDS. It discusses the advantages of group rather than individual interview techniques. Some of the advantages are: they are relatively inexpensive; they are faster; and can include a more varied range of personnel. This manual is written primarily for personnel at the district level who manage AIDS prevention and care programmes. It focuses on gathering information about the content and quality of care that people with AIDS receive. …

  9. Challenges and Rewards of Involving Community in Research: An Overview of the "Focus on Kids" HIV Risk Reduction Program

    This article discusses the problem of AIDS in relation to adolescents in light of the fact that this is a significant concern for this age group especially in minority populations. There is a scarcity of knowledge of the cultural context of sexual behaviour in this age group and the influences that lead to early initiation of sex and unsafe sex. Few efforts targeting young adolescents have been community based although research has shown a need for an increase in such intervention programmes. …

  10. An Evaluation Methodology for IEC Activities of AIDS Control Programmes in Developing Countries

    Information, education and communication (ICE) activities are part of most national AIDS control programmes. This study evaluates the effectiveness of the Ugandan AIDS Control Programme's (ACP) educational efforts, in terms of the above-mentioned parameters.

  11. Materials and Activities for the AIDS Action Programme for Schools: A Training Manual for Teachers

    This is a training manual designed by the Ministry of Education and Culture to cater for the training needs of education personnel involved in the AIDS Action Programme for Schools at regional, district and school levels. It provides a sound base of knowledge and understanding for embarking on this programme.

  12. UNESCO Programme for the Prevention and Control of AIDS: (1987-April 1989 Progress Report)

    This is a report on UNESCO's Programme for the preventing and control of AIDS. This programme has been developed through close cooperation between UNESCO and WHO. This cooperation has been in the field of AIDS Education, but is increasingly expanding to the fields of social and natural sciences.

  13. Education for the Prevention of AIDS

    The division of Education produced this manual for the Quality of Life - Programme of Education for the Prevention of AIDS. This selection of extracts from Teachers guides is intended to give teachers an idea of the variety of possible approaches to school information and Education for AIDS prevention, according to the social-cultural context.

  14. Education for AIDS Prevention Bibliography

    This monograph provides insight into the documentation and publications existing throughout the world on information and education for the prevention of AIDS. This is directed at teachers, specialized educators, social workers and all responsible for educational activities and are facing problems of didactics and pedagogical methods with respect to the prevention of AIDS.

  15. Regional Workshop on Preventive Education Against HIV/AIDS for Women's Grassroot Organisations in Africa: final report

    This is a report of a workshop for Grassroots Women's Organisation in Africa and was organised in Abidjan from 7-11 September 1998 by UNESCO in co-operation with UNAIDS Regional HIV Development Project. The overall objectives were to reduce the rate of HIV transmission among African women by rendering them capable of protecting themselves through a reinforced awareness, and by giving them appropriate knowledge and skills. This report is written in English and French.

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