Policy & programming for HIV/AIDS & reproductive health of young people in South Asia

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United Nations Population Fund, CST for South & West Asia , Kathmandu
Other titlesPolicy and programming for HIV/AIDS and reproductive health of young people in South Asia
ContributionsUnited Nations Population Fund. Country Technical Services Team for South and West Asia.
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Half of all new HIV infections occur among young people, aged 15– 2 Inan estimated million people were living with HIV, million of whom were aged 15–24 years. In sub-Saharan Africa, there are million young people living with HIV, with a ratio of three young women infected for every young man.

Young people are at the centre of the HIV pandemic in terms of vulnerability, risk, impact and potential for change. Half of all new HIV infections are among young people, yet they have poor access to information and health services. Young people form a large percentage of vulnerable groups, such as injecting drug users and sex workers.

In Nepal,File Size: 1MB. East Asia where HIV prevalence among young men and women fell by 50%. Sub-Saharan Africa and the Caribbean followed with a drop of more than 35% among young men and women. evidence of obstacles faced by young people in accessing sexual and reproductive health and HIV services.

Mara Quesada-Bondad, Executive Director, Action for Health Initiatives (ACHIEVE), Inc., Philippines and Nay Oo Lwin, Program Manager of the Population Services International Myanmar Targeted Outreach Program.

Responding to the HIV prevention needs of adolescents and young people in Asia: Towards (cost-) effective policies and programmes The major recommendation of this paper is to strongly increase resources available for age- and gender- appropriate HIV prevention and support services for young people engaging in high risk.

TREAT Asia also supports national and regional programs working to build skills and empower those at risk, infected, or affected by HIV/AIDS. For example, through its Youth Asia Community for AIDS Treatment and Advocacy (ACATA) program, it helps young people who have grown up with HIV develop leadership skills, understand their infection and.

programming grounded in respect for the rights, aspirations and potential of all children can reduce risk and increase the accessibility of services.

Fundamental elements and actions to ensure disability-inclusive sexual and reproductive health and HIV/AIDS programming include: Ratify and implement the Conventions (CRPD and CRC).

Fight discrimination against children with disabilities. sexual and reproductive health needs and rights (SRHR). Objectives: This paper aimed at establishing the gaps at policy, pr ogram and health systems level as far as addressing sexual and reproductive health needs of young people who have lived with HIV since infancy is by: • Follow the guidelines of the National Department of Education (DoE) Policy on HIV/AIDS and the Gender Policy • Promote a life skills approach based on universal human values of care, love and respect • Be written by Papua New Guinean teachers for Papua New Guinean teachers Teaching young people about reproductive health is essential for the development of the Size: 1MB.

sexual and reproductive health and HIV/AIDS programmes consisting of four main domains: 1. Learn HIV status and access services 2. Promote safer and healthier sex 3. Optimize the connection between HIV/AIDS and STI services 4.

Integrate HIV/AIDS with maternal and infant health Cross-cutting issues concerning the creation of an enabling. Sexual and Reproductive Health and HIV/AIDS in Young People in India Sexual development is a normal part of adolescence.

Most adolescents go through these changes without significant problems.

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Nonetheless, all adolescents need support and care during this transition to adulthood, and some need special help. The lives of millions of adolescents File Size: KB.

The HIV epidemic and sexual and reproductive health policy integration: views of South African has the largest antiretroviral treatment (ART) programme in the world, with an estimated million people on ART, elevating South Africa’s prominence as a global leader in HIV treatment.

HIV/AIDS, Sexual and reproductive health Cited by: Overview of HIV Prevalence in South Asia, 14 Estimated Number of People Living with HIV in South Asia 14 Revised HIV Estimates in India 15 Changes in Sexual Behavior and Condom Usage 31 Estimated Costs of HIV and AIDS Prevention Program in Afghanistan 52 HIV Prevention Program: Costs and Years of Life Lost (YLL.

HIV and Sexual and RepRoductIVe HealtH pRogRammIng the Integrated Service elivery odels m d Workshop 5 While there is an abundance of theoretical reasons why integration is effective, less is known about innovative practices currently implemented at country.

Sexual and reproductive health of women living with HIV/AIDS Guidelines on care, treatment and support for women living with HIV/AIDS and their children in resource-constrained settings Global strategy for the prevention and control of sexually transmitted infections: How health workers talk to young people “Stop treating HIV like a wound – school hours and we don’t have the the bandage doesn’t work” time to go for check-ups” Masedi, 23, Botswana Language to discuss a sexually-transmitted, incurable infection rarely emphasises positive, healthy ways to live with HIV Health workers may struggle.

South Africa loveLife: Promoting Sexual Health and Healthy Lifestyles for Young People in South Africa Soul Buddyz: A Multimedia Edutainment Project for Children in South Africa Tanzania AMREF, LSHTM, and NIMR: MEMA Kwa Vijana Program.

health. It prepares them to be responsible adults.

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In Grade 5 young people learn about HIV/AIDS and STIs in their Health course. Teachers need to be trained on how to teach HIV/AIDS and reproductive health within these subjects and work with their pupils in a positive way.

– Women are physiologically more vulnerable to hiv infection than men. Young women are especially at risk and aids death rates are high - est in women in their 20 s. – Stereotypes related to hiv/aids and stds and their association with marginalized groups (e.g., sex workers) contribute to blaming women for the spread of Size: 2MB.

Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) Fund Aim To improve all citizens’ rights and access to quality SRHR services – particularly of women, girls, key populations and marginalized groups – in a safe, fair and equitable manner.

Background. The international community agrees that the Millennium Development Goals will not be achieved without ensuring universal access to both sexual and reproductive health (SRH) services and HIV prevention, treatment, care and support [].Recently, there has been increasing awareness and discussion of the possible benefits of linkages between SRH and HIV programmes at the policy.

programming in LAC and Asia. Engage youth in program design, implementation and evaluation to improve program effectiveness. Engaging youth should be included from program inception and throughout the program cycle. Funders should support high-quality evaluations to expand the evidence base of what works for SRH and HIV/AIDS prevention.

YouthNet is a five-year program funded by USAID to improve reproductive health and pre-vent HIV among young people. The YouthNet team is led by FHI and includes CARE USA and RTI International. This publication is funded through the USAID Cooperative Agreement with FHI for YouthNet, No.

GPH-A The information containedFile Size: KB. Research conducted by CPRC members in this PRA includes reproductive health, but also extends to a wide spectrum of issues related to sexual health across the life course, including sexual violence, sex education, HIV and sexually transmitted infections, and sexual well-being, more broadly.

AFTER MORE THAN 25 YEARS of the HIV/AIDS pandemic, the need for new strategies to combat HIV remains urgent. Approximately million people throughout the world are living with HIV, 1 and an estimated 25 million have died from the virus. 2 The demographics of HIV incidence and prevalence have changed over time.

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Women suffer an increasing number of these infections and deaths, accounting for Cited by: Good sexual and reproductive health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being in all matters relating to the reproductive system. It implies that people are able to have a satisfying and safe sex life, the capability to reproduce, and the freedom to decide if, when, and how often to do so.

To maintain one’s sexual and reproductive health, people need access to accurate. reproductive health and prevent HIV among young YouthNet team is led by Family Health International and includes CARE USA,Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Emerging Markets,Ltd.,Margaret Sanger Center International,and RTI Size: KB.

GNP+ - Global Network of People Living with HIV/AIDS, ICW - International Community of Women Living with HIV/AIDS, Young Positives, EngenderHealth, IPPF - International Planned Parenthood Federation and UNAIDS - Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS, Advancing the Sexual and Reproductive Health and Human Rights of People Living with HIV: A.

Building on the European action plan for HIV/AIDS –, it presents an implementation plan for adapting the WHO global health sector strategy on HIV, – to the epidemiological, social and political contexts of the Region.

It ensures that the Region can achieve the global goal to end AIDS as a public health threat by discussions about reproductive health issues, rather than providing information in a didactic manner. Having a Positive Impact on Young Lives Receiving HIV/AIDS, FP, and RH education from multiple sources is an important component in increasing knowledge and changing attitudes and behaviors among young people.

Through sessions with. Sexual and reproductive health and rights, HIV/AIDS, and public health Article (PDF Available) in Asia-Pacific Journal of Public Health 26(2) March with 53 Reads How we measure 'reads'.Speaking at the book launch at the Asia Society on Dr.

Nafis Sadik, Special Advisor to the UN Secretary General and his Special Envoy for HIV/AIDS in Asia, said, "Women’s reproductive health and rights are human rights. We need to affirm these rights at every opportunity.UNFPA China. Since UNFPA began providing assistance in China init has contributed substantially to strengthened capacity to conduct demographic analyses and use data for policy planning, shifting its attention later on to a comprehensive approach to sexual and reproductive health, including quality of care and advocacy for informed choice.