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Aptitudes para la vida

Documentos técnicos y de política

Documentos del ONUSIDA

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UNAIDS, 2002.  Report on the global HIV/AIDS epidemic 2002 

UNAIDS, 2002.  Epidemiological Fact Sheets on HIV/AIDS and Sexually Transmitted Infections: 2002 Update

UNAIDS, UNICEF and WHO.  Young people and HIV/AIDS:  Opportunity in crisis

UNAIDS, USAID, and UNICEF, 2002. Children on the Brink 2002: A
Joint Report on Orphan Estimates and Programmes

UNAIDS, 2001. The Global Strategy Framework on HIV/AIDS (English, French, Spanish & Russian versions)

UNAIDS / WHO, 2000. AIDS epidemic update: December 2000.

UNAIDS, 2000. Innovative Approaches to HIV Prevention: Selected Case Studies. UNAIDS Best Practice Collection.

UNAIDS, 2000. Comfort and Hope: six case studies on mobilizing family and community care for and by people with HIV/AIDS.

UNAIDS Geneva, UNICEF New York, UNICEF EAPRO, 1997-2000. Gender Perspectives in School based HIV/AIDS Prevention Education Resources - Asia-Pacific Region, The Carribean, and East and Southern Africa.

UNAIDS / WHO, 1999. AIDS epidemic update: December 1999.

UNAIDS / Force for Change, 1999. World AIDS campaign with young people: A report of activities.

UNAIDS, 1999. Sex and youth: contextual factors affecting risk for HIV/AIDS. A comparative analysis of multi-site studies in developing countries.

UNAIDS, 1999. Peer education and HIV/AIDS: Concepts, uses and challenges.

UNAIDS, 1999. Sexual behavioural change for HIV: Where have theories taken us? UNAIDS Best Practice Collection.

UNAIDS, 1999. Reducing Girls vulnerability to HIV/AIDS: The Thai approach.

UNAIDS, 1998. Relationships of HIV and STD declines in Thailand to behavioural changes: A synthesis of existing studies.

UNAIDS, 1997. Impact of HIV and sexual health education on the sexual behaviour of young people: A review update. UNAIDS/97.4

UNAIDS, 1997. Learning and teaching about AIDS at school.

UNAIDS, WHO, UNESCO, 1994. Three Part Resource Package: Available at

(i) UNAIDS, WHO, UNESCO, 1994. School Health Education to Prevent AIDS and STD: A resource package for curriculum planners. Teachers Guide.

(ii) UNAIDS, WHO, UNESCO, 1994. School Health Education to Prevent AIDS and STD: A resource package for curriculum planners. Ahandbook for Curriculum Planners.

(iii) UNAIDS, WHO, UNESCO, 1994. School Health Education to Prevent AIDS and STD: A resource package for curriculum planners. Student Activities.

Global documents

World Bank. 2003.   Education and HIV/AIDS: A Sourcebook of HIV/AIDS Prevention Programs


FHI, 2002.  Youth Issues Paper 1:  Intervention Strategies that Work for Youth – Summary of FOCUS on Young Adults End of Program Report.  This paper reports on programs that have helped young people in developing countries practice healthier behaviors.

FHI, 2002.  Youthlens on reproductive health and HIV/AIDS, #2. 
Sexuality and Family Life Education Helps Prepare Young People [pdf]. 

United Nations General Assembly (UNGASS), Declaration of Commitment on HIV/AIDS

UNICEF, July 2002. Young People and HIV/AIDS: Opportunity in Crisis.

Bloom D. et al. 2002. Health, wealth, AIDS and poverty.  Cambridge:  Harvard School of Public Health

International Labour Organization, 2002.  Intersecting risks:  HIV/AIDS and child labour

Connolly, M. Principles to Guide Programming for Orphans and Other Vulnerable Children. UNICEF/UNAIDS/USAID draft April 2001, UNICEF, New York.

ILO, 2001. Code of Practice on HIV/AIDS and the World of Work. International Labour Office, Geneva. <>

Population Council, Tulane University and USAID, 2001.  Intervention to Reduce HIV/AIDS Stigma: What Have We Learned?

UNESCO, 2000. EFA 2000 Assessment: Thematic Study on School Health and Nutrition.This study includes examples of the effect of health and nutrition on learning and school achievement, a summary and examples of effective strategies, and online resources for school health, besides other information.

UNESCO, 2000. Dakar Framework for Action. Education for All: Meeting our Collective Commitments. Dakar, Senegal, 26-28 April 2000.

UNESCO/UNICEF/WHO/World Bank, 2000. Focusing Resources on Effective School Health: a FRESH start to improving the quality and equity of education. Available from

Vandemoortele J & Delamonica E, 2000. The "education vaccine" against HIV. Current Issues in Comparative Education, Vol 3, Number 1, December 1, 2000.

WHO, 2000. Local Action: Creating Health Promoting Schools. WHO Information Series on School Health, Geneva.

UNICEF, 1999. Progress, Challenges and Future Strategies in Basic Education, UNITED NATIONS CHILDREN'S FUND FOR ACTION, Executive Board, Annual session 1999, 7-11 June 1999, Item of the provisional agenda

Mai. P.T. L. & Gillespie, A, 1998. A pilot life skills approach for HIV/AIDS prevention education in schools. UNICEF East Asia and Pacific Regional Office: Bangkok, 1998/99. Lifeskills Education: Collected materials on Lifeskills Education and its application for promotion of healthy lifestyles and HIV/AIDS prevention.

WHO, 1998. Preventing HIV/AIDS/STDS and related discrimination: An important responsibility of health promoting schools. WHO Information Series on School Health, Geneva.

WHO, 1998. Preventing HIV/AIDS/STDS and related discrimination: An important responsibility of health promoting schools. WHO Information Series on School Health, Geneva.

Vince-Whitman C & Birdthistle I, 1997. Reproductive Health Programs for Young Adults: School-based programs. FOCUS on Young Adults, Pathfinder International.

Regional/Country Documents

Sub-Saharan Africa

Breaking Silence: Gendered and Sexual Identities and HIV/AIDS and Education, UNICEF 2003.

ADEA, 2000. Teachers and the Struggle Against AIDS. July-September 2000. Association for the Development of Education in Africa, ADEA Newsletter, Volume 12, Number 3.

Cohen D, 1999. The HIV Epidemic and the Education Sector in Sub-Saharan Africa. HIV and Development Programme, Issues Paper No. 32 New York: UNDP.

United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, 2000. Theme Paper: Lessons Africa has learnt in 15 years of responding to HIV/AIDS. African Development Forum 2000, AIDS: the Greatest Leadership Challenge. 3-7 December 2000. Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Gachuhi D, 1999. The impact of HIV/AIDS on education systems in the Eastern and Southern Africa Region, and the response of education systems to HIV/AIDS: Life Skills programmes. Prepared for UNICEF ESARO.

South Africa

Magome K, 1997/98. Life Skills and HIV/Aids Education Programme, Project Report. South Africa Departments of Health and Education, compiled by Kgobati Magome et al., edited by Kenau Swart.

Rapholo G, et al., 1999. Evaluating the Life Skills and HIV/AIDS Programme: four provincial case studies. Community Agency for Social Enquiry.


USAID, 2000.  What happened in Uganda? Declining HIV Prevalence, Behavior Change and the National Response.


Siamwiza R, 1998. A situation analysis of policy and teaching HIV/AIDS prevention in educational institutions in Zambia. UNESCO/UNAIDS project on integrating HIV/AIDS prevention in the school curricula.


Loweson R, et al., 1996. Reproductive health rights in Zimbabwe. Training and Research Support Centre/Ford Foundation.

Kaim B, et al., 1997. Adolescent reproductive health education project: light on learning - using PRA to explore school-going adolescents±views on their sexual and reproductive health. Training and Research Support Centre/Ford Foundation.

Kaim B, Ndlovu R, 1999. Adolescent reproductive health education project: lessons from Auntie Stella - reproductive health education in Zimbabwe±s secondary schools. Part one.

Kaim B, 1997. Adolescent reproductive health project: Report on initial findings from four schools in Mashonaland East. Training and Research Support Centre/Ford Foundation.

Donoghue, Joan. Zimbabwe's AIDS Action Programme for Schools: Flashback and Hindsight. Prepared for UNICEF - Harare. November 1995.

Ministry of Education and Culture, Zimbabwe & UNICEF. Primary School Teachers knowledge and understanding of AIDS. Report of a baseline study carried out in primary schools before the start of the National AIDS Action Programme for Schools. December 1993.

Ministry of Education and Culture, Zimbabwe & UNICEF. What Grade 7 Pupils know and think about AIDS. Report of a baseline study carried out in primary schools before the start of the National AIDS Action Programme for Schools. December 1993.


Latin America and the Caribbean


World Bank / PAHO, 1999. Regional study on school health and nutrition in Latin America and the Caribbean: Life Skills training in Colombia. A case study. Prepared by MLV Navarrete.

Asia Pacific

UNDP, 2002. Mobile Populations and HIV Vulnerability: Selected Responses in South East Asia

The LINKAGES Project: Academy for Educational Development (AED), 2002. Prevention of Mother-To-Child Transmission of HIV in Asia: Practical Guidance for Programmes.

Family Health International et al. (2001), What drives HIV in Asia?  A summary of trends in sexual and drug-taking behaviours

NCHSR, 2000. HIV and sexual health education in primary and secondary schools. Findings from selected Asia-Pacific countries October 2000. National Centre in HIV Social Research.

UNESCO PROAP, 2001. Communicaiton and Advocacy Strategies, Adolescent Reproductive and Sexual Health. Booklet 1: Demographic Profile; Booklet 2: Advocacy and IEC Programmes and Strategies; Booklet 3: Lessons Learned and Guidelines. UNESCO Principal Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific. Regional Clearing House on Population Education and Communication. Bangkok.

Mekong Region (Vietnam, Cambodia, Lao PDR, China)

UNICEF, Draft summary report. Mekong Countries: Likeskills approach to school-based HIV/AIDS prevention: 1996-98. Amaya Gillespie, UNICEF New York.

Papua New Guinea
Centre for Economics, report prepared for AusAID (2002), “Potential economic impacts of an HIV/AIDS epidemic in Papua New Guinea”

UNAIDS and the Ministry of Public Health, Thailand, Evaluation of the 100% Condom Programme in Thailand

Central Asia
UNAIDS (1999), United Nations-Facilitated Response to HIV/AIDS, STD and Drug Use in Central Asian Countries (Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan)

Additional Documents

Selected Online HIV/AIDS Resources, January 2003