By Alexandria Valerio
Quantity 1. This Sourcebook goals to aid efforts by means of international locations to bolster the position of the schooling region within the prevention of HIV/AIDS. It was once constructed in keeping with quite a few requests for an easy discussion board to assist nations percentage their useful studies of designing and enforcing courses which are distinctive at school-age teenagers. The Sourcebook seeks to satisfy this position by means of delivering concise summaries of courses, utilizing a customary structure that highlights the most parts of the courses and makes it more uncomplicated to check the courses with one another. A Sourcebook of HIV/AIDS Prevention courses records thirteen schooling dependent HIV/AIDS prevention courses concentrating on little ones and early life from 7 sub-Saharan African international locations. it really is subsidized by means of UNAIDS, UNICEF, UNESCO, UNFPA, DFID, USAID, eire reduction and the realm financial institution. The Sourcebook represents the paintings of many members (acknowledged within the book), and was once built via the Partnership for baby improvement with the realm financial institution, with critical help from eire reduction and the Norwegian schooling belief Fund.
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Each day, activistas (peer educators) from surrounding schools come and talk to youth visiting the YFHSclinics on various topics related to ASRH, including attitude and behavior change. Counseling usually involves one-to-one discussions, with the use of brochures and serialized albums. If a problem arises that the nurses at the health clinics are not qualified to attend to, the patient is referred to a hospital-based doctor at the youth clinic. Once a month, the nurses from Maputo Central Hospital meet with the nurses from the health centers and the UNFPA-Pathfinder International technical adviser and manager.
This figure has since increased to about 700 per month. before 1999 1999 • Advocacy with government and community. • Program designed and developed. • Needs assessment carried out by Ministry of Health. • First funding from GTZ and UNFPA for adolescent clinic in the Maputo Central Hospital. • Key staff recruited and trained. • Youth-friendly clinics set up in five health centers. • Youth-friendly clinic set up in Maputo Central Hospital. 2000 2001 • Advertising of youth-friendly clinics started.
The facilitators are trained for two weeks by the trainers of facilitators. • Training involves familiarization with the Stepping Stones manual. They are also trained on how to help people communicate so that they can discuss their problems and identify solutions. • Facilitators receive refresher training once a year. Setting Up the Program Before the program was set up, a meeting was held with the provincial and district health officials to obtain government approval and find out if there was a particular district or community that the government would like the organization to focus on.
A Sourcebook of HIV AIDS Prevention Programs (Africa Region Human Development Series) by Alexandria Valerio