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ERIC Number: ED424210
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996-Jul
Pages: 41
Abstractor: N/A
HIV/AIDS/STD. Education for Prevention.
Mayes, Jane Ruthven, Ed.
The contents of this booklet come from contributions to the 1995 Global Conference on School Health and HIV/AIDS Prevention. The objectives of the booklet are: (1) to strengthen the awareness of teachers and education personnel regarding the importance of developing school health and HIV/AIDS prevention curricula; (2) to show the specific roles of schools in promoting health, especially in relation to HIV; and (3) to develop school health, especially around AIDS issues. Section 1 explains the importance of education for prevention and encourages organizations to use their potential to take concerted action in promoting comprehensive school health policy regarding HIV/AIDS. Section 2 addresses the need to create community-based programs that take into account the concerns of parents and other community leaders and that minimize resistance to education efforts. Section 3 discusses what constitutes appropriate curriculum for effective HIV/AIDS/STD education. Section 4 focuses on HIV-related school health policy. Section 5 discusses the training necessary for educational personnel who will be teaching about HIV/AIDS. Section 6 describes a resource guide that is available for curriculum planners. Section 7 presents a list of contacts for further information. (SM)
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Publication Type: Reports - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Education International, Brussels (Belgium).; World Health Organization, Geneva (Switzerland).; United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France).
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A
Note: Contents of this book are drawn from contributions to the Global Conference on School Health and HIV/AIDS Prevention (Harare, Zimbabwe, July 24-26, 1995).