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  1. Accelerating education’s response to HIV and AIDS

    A review was conducted to assess key achievements of the Accelerate Initiative, lessons learned and possible ways forward. The output of this review is a technical paper titled ‘Accelerating the Education Sector Response to HIV and AIDS: Five Years On’, which describes how UNESCO, UNICEF, the World Bank and other partners have been working together since 2002 to help countries in sub-Saharan Africa develop strong leadership in the education sector response to HIV and AIDS.

  2. Building strategic partnerships between teachers' unions and NGOs

    This paper lays out some of the reasons why building trust between teachers’ unions and education NGOs has not been easy. It then goes on to identify a series of issues around which joint work can be (and is being) developed.

  3. The Role of Nonformal Education in Combating the HIV Epidemic in the Philippines and Taiwan

    This study compares the approaches of Taiwan and the Philippines in mitigating their HIV epidemics using non-formal educational programs. The Philippines has an HIV prevalence of 6,000-11,000 cases out of a population of 91 million. Their approach was to target female sex workers and their managers, before expanding to men in the community, and relying heavily on NGOs to provide sex education. Taiwan was a prevalence of 40,000 cases out of a 23 million person population. …

  4. Enhancing community-based organizations' capacity for HIV/AIDS education and prevention

    The catalytic potential of community-based organizations to promote health, prevent disease, and address racial, ethnic, and socio-economic disparities in local communities is well recognized. However, many CBOs, particularly, small- to medium-size organizations, lack the capacity to plan, implement, and evaluate their successes. Moreover, little assistance has been provided to enhance their capacity and the effectiveness of technical assistance to enhance capacity is likewise limited. …

  5. Good practice manual on HIV and AIDS awareness raising and impact

    This manual is the outcome of a youth-led project by Restless Development Zambia (supported by Irish AID) to identify, document and highlight civil society anti-HIV and AIDS initiatives that have had proven awareness raising and programmatic impact in the education sector in Zambia. The manual has been devised and based upon the Southern African Development Community (SADC) HIV framework of seven best practice criteria, which include: Ethical Soundness; Effectiveness; Innovation; Relevance; Cost-effectiveness; Replicability and Sustainability. …

  6. Universities and HIV/AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa: University of Zambia

    This case study on the University of Zambia aimed at answering the following questions: In what ways has the University of Zambia been affected by HIV/AIDS? How has the university responded to these impacts? What steps is the university taking to control and limit the further spread of HIV/AIDS in its community? What HIV/AIDS-related teaching, research, publication, and advisory services has the university undertaken? How does the university propose to anticipate and address the larger impact of HIV/AIDS on the national labour market for university graduates? …

  7. Guía de Organizaciones No Gubernamentales que Trabajan con Poblaciones GLBT y VIH en América Latina

    Esta Guía compila los datos de contacto y área de trabajo de más de 180 organizaciones de la Sociedad Civil en la región Latinoamericana, que trabajan en Derechos Humanos, Atención, Prevención del VIH, y apoyo a las poblaciones GLBT, grupos excluidos y familiares de Personas que Viven con el VIH. …

  8. Something for Something Love Campaign Strategy

    The Y.E.A.H. (Young Empowered and Healthy) campaign began in 2004 to address the growing need to improve health and social practices among young people in Uganda in response to The Uganda government's call for improved coordination and intensity of behaviour change communication (BCC) efforts. Y.E.A.H. is a multi-channel communication campaign for young people that combines mass media, person-to-person and community media. …

  9. Report of a Technical Consultation on Information Systems for Community-Based HIV Programs

    This report is about community-based HIV programs, i.e. non-facility-based programs, which include those that provide services for children orphaned or made vulnerable by HIV, home-based care (HBC) and support services for people living with HIV, and prevention programs for the general population such as youth or high-risk populations such as sex workers. Information systems exist to track program and organizational efficiency. …

  10. Youth sexuality: confronting HIV/AIDS

    Los jóvenes y el VIH/sida en América Latina. Descripción general de su situación y las políticas que sugiere la International Planned Parenthood Federation para, junto a ellos, responder a la epidemia de VIH/sida. Se describen también enfoques y acciones realizadas por esta organización.

  11. Documentación y Comunicación en el Trabajo en VIH/SIDA: un paquete de herramientas para el apoyo a ONGs/OBCs

    Documentación y comunicación en el trabajo en VIH/SIDA es un paquete de herramientas que contiene actividades participativas, cuya meta es construir habilidades prácticas entre las ONGs/OBCs que responden al VIH/SIDA en países en desarrollo. Es un recurso para ayudar a los grupos a mejorar la calidad de sus programas de trabajo y de relaciones externas - a través del registro, aprendizaje y el compartir sus lecciones y resultados. El paquete de herramientas ha sido diseñado para ser usado por organizaciones y capacitadores que apoyan a las ONGs/OBCs. …

  12. 1st National Young People's Planning Forum on HIV and AIDS: Unleashing the Forces for Change (28-29 November 2008)

    This final report is an overview of workshops of the 1st National Young People's Planning Forum (NYPPF). The goal of this forum to institutionalize young people's participation and to provide recommendations for the 2009-2010 Operational Plan relevant to the on-going assessment of the 4th AIDS Medium Term Plan of the Government of the Philippines National AIDS Response. The main objective is to make sure young people's perspectives are adequately integrated into and operationalized as part of the National AIDS Response and in public policy decisions. …

  13. Documentação e comunicação no trabalho com HIV/AIDS : manual de ferramentas para o apoio a ONGs/OSC

    Este documento es un manual de herramientas con actividades participativas que tiene como objetivo fomentar el desarrollo de habilidades prácticas para ONGs y Organizaciones de Base Comunitarias que trabajan con VIH en países en desarrollo. Es un recurso para ayudar a los grupos a mejorar la calidad de sus programas de trabajo y relaciones externas, a través del registro, aprendizaje yáel compartirásus lecciones y resultados. Se basa en experiencias prácticas y enfoques participativos de la Alianza Internacional. …

  14. Guía de Defensa y Promoción en la lucha contra el VIH/SIDA

    Guía acerca de los componentes de campañas de respuesta al VIH/sida, los elementos a considerar según cada aspecto tratado (personas que viven con VIH, uso del preservativo, profesionales del sexo, usuarios de drogas, etc.). Incluye ejemplos de campañas exitosas realizadas principalmente por ONG.

  15. La promoción de los derechos y la prevención del VIH entre los hombres que tienen relaciones sexuales con hombres

    Descripción de las actividades de la ONG Profamilia en Colombia, cuyo objetivo fue la promoción de atención en salud sexual a hombres que tienen relaciones sexuales con hombres. Estas actividades además incluyeron capacitación al personal de los centros de salud de Profamilia acerca de actitudes y prácticas frente al VIH/SIDA y diversidad sexual. …

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