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  1. Activity manual for the teachers on health promotion using life skills approach: 9th standard

    This manual is comprised of modules for health promotion using life skills approach for adolescents in schools. It is meant to help teachers teaching 9th grade students understand and do activities in a participative manner addressing various health and developmental issues with students in the classroom. Based on student centred learning approach, modules focus on topics such as motivation, discipline, health and hygiene, nutrition, self-awareness, sexuality, and social responsibility.

  2. Activity manual for the teachers on health promotion using life skills approach: 8th standard

    This manual is comprised of modules for health promotion using life skills approach for adolescents in schools. It is meant to help teachers teaching 8th grade students understand and do activities in a participative manner addressing various health and developmental issues with students in the classroom. Based on student centred learning approach, modules focus on topics such as motivation, discipline, health and hygiene, nutrition, self-awareness, sexuality, and social responsibility.

  3. Survey on health seeking behaviour of women working in the entertainment sector in Phnom Penh

    The report on a research study to explore the situation of these indirect sex workers, their needs for STI services and possible barriers to accessing STI services conducted by Pharmaciens sans Frontieres. The study revealed that young women working in karaoke parlours and night-clubs were less likely to be aware of STIs and had limited access to STI treatment services. Some were aware about the transmission and prevention of HIV infection and the use of condom as an effective means of preventing HIV, STIs and pregnancy. However, the knowledge was limited and not always correct. …

  4. Guidelines on the prevention of blood-borne diseases in schools

    This revised education of the booklet aims: to introduce to schools and teachers basic facts about blood-borne diseases and their prevention; to recommend precautionary measures for implementation by schools; and to suggest strategies and resources in teaching of blood-borne diseases in schools.

  5. Prevention of HIV/AIDS through promotion of reproductive health in Myanmar

    The paper gives an account on the activities of UNICEF Myanmar supported "HIV/AIDS Prevention through the Promotion of Reproductive Health Project". The six project components described in the report are: life skills and HIV/AIDS including School-based Healthy Living and HIV/AIDS Prevention Education (SHAPE); STD care and management; UNAIDS partnership building; targeting high-risk groups and ethnic minorities; responsive and innovative activities such as working with religious groups; and monitoring and evaluation. …

  6. Wafa

    A story of a couple; Shahid and Zeenat who get information about HIV/AIDS through a television drama. Zeenat, the wife, is a Matriculate, and Shahid her husband, though not highly educated, is a hard working farmer. Before their marriage, he used to enjoy life in the company of his friends. After his marriage, Shahid settled down to family life and proved himself to be a good husband. Through a T.V. advertisement, Zeenat comes to know that loss of weight and persistent fever are symptoms of HIV/AIDS. Shahid used to work hard in the fields, and usually looked tired and sick, after coming back. …

  7. Sanjha Dukh

    A story of a villager Nazir, who goes abroad and is infected with HIV/AIDS from his wife. This informative story has been prepared by the Bunyad Literacy and Community Council (BLCC), Lahore.

  8. A force for change: young people and HIV/AIDS in South Asia

    The report presents a profile of youth in South Asia with regard to gender equality, quality education, access to health information and services, support and protection from parents, peers, and caregivers.

  9. A survey of teenagers in Nepal for life skills development and HIV/AIDS prevention

    The report summarizes the findings from a survey carried out by the Media Services International (MSI) on behalf of UNICEF Nepal. A total of 1400 teenagers randomly selected from across Nepal's five development regions were interviewed and their answers analyzed. Questions were asked to ascertain teenagers' abilities to cope with daily issues and changes experienced in adolescence. The answers from respondents were presented in this report under two main sections. …

  10. School-based Healthy living and HIV/AIDS Preventive Education (SHAPE). Primary level: teacher's manual

    A teacher's guide was developed as part of the School-Based Healthy Living and HIV/AIDS Preventive Education (SHAPE). The guide comprises of four sections: Healthy living and understanding your body; Health and diseases; Social skills for healthy living; and A sound mind in a sound body. These four sections cover a wide-range of topics such as physical health, common diseases, health-related social skills, and the need for mental and physical health. In every lesson, objectives, evaluation methods and follow-up activities are included to facilitate student-centred learning. …

  11. HIV and sexual health education in primary and secondary schools: findings from selected Asia-Pacific Countries

    The report describes and discusses primary and secondary school-based HIV/AIDS and sexual reproductive health education in selected countries in the Asia and Pacific region. The study presents the findings of the feasibilty study of monitoring sexual and reproductive health education in primary and secondary schools in the region. The report is divided into three sections. Section 1 includes the introduction and aims of the study. …

  12. Questions of intimacy: rethinking population education

    The book examines key areas in population field in relation to education. Sexuality, reproductive rights and health, violence, fertility, ageing, gender relations and AIDS education are some of the themes explored in the book.

  13. Prevention of HIV/AIDS and drug abuse through quality improvement of curriculum and teaching/learning materials in Asia and the Pacific: final report of the regional workshop

    This regional workshop, "Prevention of HIV/AIDS and Drug Abuse through Quality Improvement of Curriculum and Teaching/Learning Materials in Asia and the Pacific was organized from 25-29 August, 1997, by the National Commission of the People's Republic of China for UNESCO in Beijing. The aim is to make an impact through the school system by introducing new curricular approaches and materials at national levels in selected countries of the region. …

  14. STI/HIV: sexually transmitted infections: briefing kit for teachers

    This briefing kit is for teachers. It was designed to inform teachers about STIs and their consequences for the health of young people. It aims to increase the capacity of teachers to provide accurate and appropriate information on STI. The kit consists of 4 sections. Section 1: Understanding Sexually Transmitted Infections. Section 2: STI Education. Section 3: Understanding Young People's Behaviour and Section 4: Teaching STI Prevention. The briefing kit has an annex consisting of a comprehensive list of resources for STI education.

  15. SHAPE : School-based healthy living and HIV/AIDS prevention education for middle and high schools

    This teaching guide was developed as part of the "School-based healthy living and HIV/AIDS prevention education (SHAPE)" Programme, a non-formal school subject, taught in grades 5 to 9, using student-centered participatory teaching and learning methods. The programme aims to equip young people with the necessary knowledge, attitudes and skills to promote healthy living and prevent the transmission of HIV/AIDS through the active participation and involvement of teachers, students, school principals, education officials, parents and other community members. …

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