Aids In Nepal

Aids In Nepal

Description

In 1993, the American Foundation for AIDS Research (AmFAR) began a three-year, community-based AIDS prevention program in 17 sites scattered throughout the Himalayan Kingdom of Nepal, with the objective of enabling people to protect themselves and their sexual partners against HIV/AIDS through information, education, and access to means of prevention. The program also aimed to reduce people's individual and collective vulnerability to HIV/AIDS through the teaching of literacy and other sklls needed for alternate income generation.
In AIDS in Nepal: Communities Confronting An Emerging Epidemic, Jill Hannum presents the voices of people who are at the forefront of the response to HIV/AIDS in Nepal. She reveals the many discoveries that the community-based organizations made through their interaction with young people and adults across the country, as they opened a dialogue on sexuality and disseminated information on safer sexual behavior in culturally appropriate ways.
This book is a powerful resource for individuals and organizations concerned with community-based health and social development programs, both within and outside Nepal. It carries a message of hope as communities and those who support them demonstrate how they can respond effectively to an emerging epidemic.


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Details

Author(s)
Jill Hannum
Format
Paperback | 208 pages
Dimensions
140 x 209 x 16mm | 292g
Publication date
01 Aug 2011
Publisher
Seven Stories Press,U.S.
Publication City/Country
New York, United States
Language
English
Illustrations note
Illustrations, unspecified
ISBN10
1888363606
ISBN13
9781888363609