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TitleAIDS Education [electronic resource] : Interventions in Multi-Cultural Societies / edited by Inon I. Schenker, Galia Sabar-Friedman, Francisco S. Sy
ImprintBoston, MA : Springer US : Imprint: Springer, 1996
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Descript XII, 266 p. online resource


Sixteen years into the AIDS epidemic, our understandings of the virus, its transmisยญ sion, modes of controlling blood banks and testing are relatively well established. In the last decade, we have also experienced an astonishing amount ofnew social science research enaยญ bling us to better understand concepts like risk taking, gender-related prevention, women's health, and youth psychology,just to mention a few. In almost every country in the world, efforts have been made to respond affirmatively to the challenge of stopping the further spread of HIVI AIDS. Educational interventions have ranged from re-inventing the wheel to innovative programs, using a variety of health educaยญ tion methods. The field of evaluation research now provides us a better understanding of what works and what does not work. Issues relating to human rights, the relationship beยญ tween the affected and the healthlmedical professional communities, and to the inequality in the delivery ofpreventive and educational services are becoming an important part ofthe deยญ bates and discussions in the concerned societies


Theoretical and Conceptual Frameworks -- 1. Human Rights and AIDS: The Future of the Pandemic -- 2. HIV Prevention and Development in Multicultural Contexts -- 3. Education as a Key Factor in Fighting AIDS -- 4. The AIDS Crisis: Challenges, Consequences, and Recommendations for the World and Africa -- 5. Approaches to Grassroots AIDS Education in Africa: Culture as Ally -- 6. Customizing Interventions for HIV-Seropositive Persons -- The Peopleโ{128}{153}s Voice: Legislation and Policy Making -- 7. The Role of Parliamentarians in HIV/AIDS Education and Prevention -- 8. The Role of Parliament in the Fight against AIDS around the World: Country Watch -- A Tale of Three Countries -- 9. AIDS Prevention in Paraguay: A Country of the Latin America Southern Cone -- 10. AIDS in Cyprus Today -- 11. National AIDS Policy of Israel -- Women and AIDS -- 12. The Role of the Obstetrician-Gynecologist in AIDS Prevention: The American Experience -- 13. The Role of the Obstetrician-Gynecologist in AIDS Prevention: Latin America -- 14. The Role of the Obstetrician-Gynecologist in AIDS Prevention: Sweden -- 15. The Role of the Obstetrician-Gynecologist in AIDS Prevention: Africa -- 16. Women and Power: Issues Surrounding HIV/AIDS and Pregnancy -- Programs, Interventions, Practices -- 17. โ{128}{156}AIDS. Knowing Helpsโ{128}{157}: An Educational Program for Knowing about and Preventing AIDS -- 18. DramAide, a Project in Schools in Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa -- 19. Sexagon: A Game for the Development of Communicative Skills on Sexuality and Love -- 20. Teaching HIV-AIDS Law and Policy in Law Schools in the United States -- 21. HIV-Prevention for Migrants: Integration of HIV-Prevention into Social Work among Migrant Populations -- 22. HIV/ AIDS Training for Customs Immigration and Visa Officers -- 23. Building a Place for Counseling of Male Street Sex Workers in a Public Health Service: Sao Paulo, Brazil -- 24. HIV/AIDS Awareness Activities in Palestine: The Case of Gaza and West Bank -- 25. AIDS Education and the Prevention of Transfusion-Transmitted HIV Infection in the United States -- 26. Prevention of HIV-Infection in Prisons: A European Network -- Evaluating Interventions: What Does Work? -- 27. Success by Regular Classroom Teachers in Implementing a Model Elementary School AIDS Education Curriculum -- 28. Evaluation of School Programs for HIV Prevention in Italy -- 29. Can Intentions to Use Condoms Predict Condom Use among High-Risk, Multicultural Youth in a Miami Alternative School? -- 30. HIV/AIDS Knowledge, Beliefs, and Attitudes among Teachers in Latin America: Lessons from Five Countries in Implementing ISYAP Model -- AIDS and Religion -- 31. The Role of Religious Organizations in Constructing the HIV/AIDS Discourse and Prevention Actions: An Overview -- 32. Talking about AIDS: The Biography of a Local AIDS Organization within the Church of Uganda -- 33. CHUSA: Church Human Services AIDS Prevention Program in Uganda -- 34. AIDS: Religion and Medicine in Rural Kenya -- 35. The Jewish Religion and the HIV/AIDS Challenge -- 36. A Shelter of Hope: Working within the Churches of Costa Rica

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