Education and HIV/AIDS A Window of Hope

World Bank Staff

Education and HIV/AIDS A Window of Hope
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ISBN 9780821351178
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The global HIV/AIDS epidemic has already killed 20 million people and another 40 million people are currently infected. The magnitude of this epidemic requires a response that confronts the disease from every sector, but education plays a particularly important role. Education and HIV/AIDS provides a strategic direction for the World Bank in responding to the impact of HIV/AIDS on education systems. The central message of this book is that the education of children and youth deserves the highest priority in a world afflicted by the HIV/AIDS epidemic. Education has proven to be one of the most effective means of HIV prevention. This book finds that countries need to immediately strengthen their education systems in order to offer hope for escaping from the grip of HIV/AIDS.World Bank Staff is the author of 'Education and HIV/AIDS A Window of Hope' with ISBN 9780821351178 and ISBN 0821351176.

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.../AIDS epidemic has already killed 20 million people and another 40 million people are currently infected ... Relationship between education and HIV/AIDS - Wikipedia ... . The magnitude of this epidemic requires a response that confronts the disease from every sector, but education plays a particularly important role. 'Education and HIV/AIDS' provides a strategic direction for the World Bank in responding to the impact of HIV/AIDS on education ... Downloadable! The paper highlights that the education of children, and youth merits the highest priority in a world afflicted by HIV/AIDS, specifically because a good basic education ranks among the most effective - and cost-effective - means of HIV prevention. It also merits priority because the very education system that supplies a nation's future, is being gr ... Education and HIV / AIDS : A Window of Hope ... . It also merits priority because the very education system that supplies a nation's future, is being greatly threatened by the epidemic ... See the World Bank paper Education and HIV&AIDS: A Window of Hope for a technical perspective on these issues and the documentary film, Window of Hope, for an overview of the topic. Stigma remains a significant challenge and barrier to accessing and providing assistance to these teachers. EDUCATION AND HIV/AIDS: A WINDOW OF HOPE window of hope" into a better future, and their schools and teachers can help them to grow up with the knowledge, values and skills to seize that opportunit. '[his paper lavs out a strategic direction for the World Bank in responding to the impact of Window of Hope recognizes that early adolescence - when young people are just beginning to engage in risky behaviors, but before damaging patterns have become established - provides a critical window of opportunity to deliver prevention messages and prepare young people for the challenges posed by HIV/AIDS. In 2002, the UNAIDS Inter-Agency Task Team on Education established a working group known as the 'Accelerate Initiative' to support countries in sub-Saharan Africa in their efforts to accelerate the education sector response to HIV and AIDS. Since then, education sectors of 37 countries, encompassing more than 200 million (85 per cent) of school-age children in sub-Saharan Africa and 2.6 ... Youth and school children are particularly vulnerable to HIV/AIDS infection. They need accurate, timely, appropriate HIV/AIDS education. In response, the Christian Council of Ghana has launched the Window of Hope initiative. Youth and...