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  1. Regional consultation: the role of higher education institutions in the Arab region in HIV prevention, 2 June 2009, Cairo

    Recognizing the potential role of Higher Education Institutions in the Arab region as a unique resource for the development and implementation of country specific knowledge and interventions relating to HIV and AIDS and taking the opportunity of the collective presence of country delegations at the ARCHE +10 Experts Meeting, Cairo 2009, UNESCO Beirut Regional Bureau for Education in the Arab States, in collaboration with UNESCO Cairo and contributions from UNESCO Offices in Amman, Khartoum and Rabat, organized this regional consultation and information session on HIV and AIDS in order to: Cons …

  2. UNESCO review of higher education institutions' responses to HIV and AIDS. Lebanon: the case of the American University of Beirut, Lebanese University, and the University of Saint Joseph

    The first AIDS case was identified in Lebanon in 1984, followed by a steady increase in the number of cases of people living with HIV/AIDS. This increase in conjunction with existing social, cultural and economic factors in the country (conservative segments of society, religiosity, open tourism, migrant labour) renders the situation more critical. HIV prevalence remains low with the cumulative number of reported cases by December 2004 at 808, although data remain inconsistent due to under-reporting. …

  3. Expanding the field of inquiry: A cross-country study of higher education institutions' responses to HIV and AIDS

    This report compares, analyses, and summarises findings from twelve case studies commissioned by the United Nations Education, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in higher education institutions in Brazil, Burkina Faso, China, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Dominican Republic, Haiti, Jamaica, Lebanon, Lesotho, Suriname, Thailand, and Viet Nam. …

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