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Radio et Lutte Contre le SIDA: Le Moyen de Faire Une Difference

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This guide, for radio practitioners, health workers, and donors, discusses the use of radio to promote the prevention of HIV/AIDS in developing countries. The guide discusses the following issues in using radio as a health communications tool: conducting initial research and needs assessment; selecting appropriate materials; pre-testing programs; scheduling programs; developing an HIV/AIDS campaign; building partnerships with media and other organizations; monitoring and evaluating radio programs; and working towards sustainable and effective HIV/AIDS radio broadcasting.

Radio y VIH/SIDA: Como Marcar la Diferencia

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This guide, for radio practitioners, health workers, and donors, discusses the use of radio to promote the prevention of HIV/AIDS in developing countries. The guide discusses the following issues in using radio as a health communications tool: conducting initial research and needs assessment; selecting appropriate materials; pre-testing programs; scheduling programs; developing an HIV campaign; building partnerships with media and other organizations; monitoring and evaluating radio programs; and working towards sustainable and effective HIV radio broadcasting.

The Essential Handbook: Radio and HIV/AIDS : Making a Difference

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This guide, for radio practitioners, health workers, and donors, discusses the use of radio to promote the prevention of HIV/AIDS in developing countries. The guide discusses the following issues in using radio as a health communications tool: conducting initial research and needs assessment; selecting appropriate materials; pre-testing programs; scheduling programs; developing an HIV/AIDS campaign; building partnerships with media and other organizations; monitoring and evaluating radio programs; and working towards sustainable and effective HIV/AIDS radio broadcasting.

Together We Can : Leadership in a World of AIDS

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This monograph makes recommendations regarding HIV/AIDS-related policy development worldwide. It emphasizes the importance of good leadership at every level to overcome this epidemic. The monograph reviews the global epidemiology and overall impact of HIV/AIDS. It makes recommendations about how to improve HIV/AIDS care and prevention programs through healthcare and political policies and emphasizes the need to protect human rights and solve, nationally and internationally, the many disparities that fuel this epidemic.

Leading the Way: USAID Responds to HIV/AIDS

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This monograph discusses the work of the US Agency for International Development (USAID) toward preventing and lessening the impact of HIV/AIDS in the developing world. The monograph begins by presenting data on AIDS and its impact in the developing world. This is followed by the USAID response from the beginning of the epidemic to the present.

No Time to Be Young in a World With AIDS : Tis Time Let's Act

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This poster examines the impact of HIV/AIDS on children and adolescents around the world. The poster discusses the epidemiology of HIV/AIDS among young people, the needs of AIDS orphans, and the prevention of the perinatal transmission of HIV.

Coordinates 2002: Charting Progress Against AIDS, TB and Malaria

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This report discusses the burdens of AIDS, malaria and TB, assesses the tools used to fight them, and the barriers to success. The report lists statistics on deaths caused by these diseases in 2000 as well as current trends and notes that the great burden of these three diseases falls on Africa. The report reviews intervention tools and reaffirms the value of prevention and the need to improve coverage of available, cost-effective prevention tools.

AIDS Epidemic Update: December 2002

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This report presents the latest developments in the global HIV/AIDS epidemic. With maps and regional summaries, this report provides the most recent estimates of the epidemic’s scope and human toll, explores new trends in the epidemic’s evolution, and features a special section examining the links between HIV/AIDS and humanitarian crises. The estimates are based on the most recent available data on the spread of HIV in countries around the world.

HIV/AIDS Counselling, Just a Phone Call Away: Four Case Studies of Telephone Hotline/Helpline Projects

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This monograph presents case studies of four HIV/AIDS hotlines: the South African AIDS Helpline; The National AIDS Hotline of Trinidad and Tobago; the Remedios AIDS Foundation Hotline based in Manila, The Philippines; and the nongovernmental organization (NGO) called Talking About Reproductive and Sexual Health Issues (TARSHI) of New Delhi, India. These helplines were chosen on the basis of how well they fit the UNAIDS Best Practices criteria for telephone helplines, how well documented the program had been, the amount of data gathered and how the data were used.

Education and HIV/AIDS : A Window of Hope

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This monograph discusses the importance of education for children and youth as the best method of HIV. The monograph explains the links between education and HIV, and the negative impact of the AIDS epidemic on education, development, and poverty in many of the developing countries. The monograph presents an overview of efforts countries have been taking to educate students; proposes a strategy for action, which includes pursuit of the Education for All (EFA) goals; and outlines the role of the World Bank in assisting with an education-centered fight against AIDS.

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