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UNESCO's Response to HIV and AIDS in Asia and the Pacific (Library Collection in a CD-ROM)

This library collection of UNESCO materials related to HIV and AIDS in the Asia-Pacific region aims to provide easy access for users to relevant and up-to-date UNESCO resources. It contains over 70 recent publications in multiple languages. All publications are produced by UNESCO offices in the region. Major topics in the collection include HIV and AIDS education, adolescent reproductive health and school health.

UNESCO's Response to the Report of the Commission on AIDS in Asia: How Should Education Systems React to Refocus Prevention on Adolescents Most at Risk for HIV? Discussion Paper No. IV (pdf)

De Lind van Wijngaarden, Jan W and Shaeffer, Sheldon, UNESCO Bangkok, 2008
This publication provides guidance to UNESCO offices and Ministries of Education on the report of the AIDS Commission in Asia and respond to the findings of the most thorough and in-depth analysis of the AIDS Epidemic in Asia ever concluded.

Peer and Outreach Education for Improving the Sexual Health of Men Who Have Sex with Men: A Reference Manual for Peer & Outreach Workers
FHI, USAID, UNESCO, International Alliance, PSI Asia and other partners,  2007 (Chinese, English, Khmer, Lao, Mongolian, Nepalese and Thai)

Mekong Erotics: Men Loving/Pleasuring/Using Men in Lao PDR
Chris Lyttleton, UNESCO Bangkok. 2008 (pdf)

HIV Preventive Education Information Kit for School Teachers
UNESCO Bangkok, 2008 (English, pdf)

The HIV Preventive Education Information Kit for School Teachers was originally developed in English and has been translated into various languages and adapted for the local contexts in Nepal, China, Kazakhstan, and the Philippines.   
The project aims to achieve the following objectives:  
·         To mitigate the impact of HIV and AIDS at the school level
·         To prevent HIV infection among children and young people
·         To build wider platforms of support for HIV preventive education, particularly from school teachers.

Translated and adapted Kits: Bahasa Indonesia, Cambodia, China, Kazakhstan (Kazakh; Russian), Kyrgyzstan (Kyrgyz; Russian), Nepal, Philippine, Lao PDR.

Building knowledge about HIV and AIDS: an interactive course for educators UNESCO Bangkok, 2008

This course is a self-access e-learning course primarily designed for people who are involved in educating young people in both formal and informal educational settings. This course aims to build a broad knowledge base on HIV and AIDS. Learners will gain an in-depth understanding of the scientific, social, behavioural and health-related aspects of HIV and AIDS. By the end of the course, learners should fully understand the links between the factors that continue to drive HIV and AIDS and those influencing the experiences of people living with HIV and AIDS. 

This e-course has been adapted in several countries such as Cambodia, China, Kazakhstan, and Nepal.

To begin the course:

in English:

in Khmer language:

in Russian language:

in Chinese language:

The Untapped Potential of School Directors to Strengthen School-based Responses to HIV/AIDS
Discussion Paper No. III, UNESCO Bangkok, 2005 (English; Vietnamese)

HIV/AIDS in Asia: Human Rights and the Education Sector
Discussion Paper No. II, UNESCO Bangkok, 2005 (English; Vietnamese)

The Impact of HIV/AIDS on Children and Young People: Reviewing Research Conducted and Distilling Implication for the Education Sector in Asia

Discussion Paper No. I, Jan Wijngaarden and Shaeffer Sheldon, UNESCO, 2005
This discussion paper presents the impact of the epidemic on children (0-18 years old) by reviewing and synthesizing several research studies that have been conducted over the years in the Asia-Pacific region. (English; Vietnamese).

Reducing HIV/AIDS Vulnerability among Students in the School Setting: A Teacher Training Manual (English, Mongolian, Lao, Urdu and Vietnamese )
UNESCO Bangkok, 2005.

HIV/AIDS and Education: Advocacy Toolkit for Ministries of Education
The Toolkit was translated and adapted into 15 languages: Bangladeshi, Chinese, Dari, Khmer, Kyrgyz, Pashtu, Bahasa Indonesian, Farsi, Lao, Nepali, Russian(*), Thai, Tajik, Urdu, and Vietnamese languages. 

(*) For the Central Asian Countries, the Toolkit was adapted in Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, and Tajikistan and all translated into Russian.

Training of Teacher's Manual on Preventive Education Against HIV/AIDS in the   School Setting.

A collaborative project of UNESCO Principal Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific (UNESXO PROAP) and Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization Regional Tropical Medicine and Public Health Network (SEAMEO TROPMED Network).

English, Kazakhstan (Kazakh;Russian), Kyrgyzstan (Kyrgyz; Russian).