St. Augustine: 2003. 170 pages
Association of Universities and Research Institutions of the Caribbean, UNICA
University of the West Indies
HIV/AIDS: The Power of Education, St. Augustine, Trinidad & Tobago, October 29, 2003
The document is related to the book launch « Education and HIV/AIDS in the Caribbean », by Michael Kelly, also available on this database
The document "HIV/AIDS: The Power of Education" transcribes the speeches pronounced by different specialists at the opening ceremony of the UNICA/UWI/UNESCO Conference on HIV/AIDS and Education, in October 29, 2003. It is a wake-up call for the education sector to rise to the fundamental challenge of tackling the disease head-on. It states that HIV/AIDS is an important public health issue which needs to be confronted with a strong education response. Indeed, in absence of an effective vaccine to definitely fight against AIDS; education is the best way to prevent new infections.
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