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Reducing HIV Stigma

Africa; Ghana

General informationFaculty of Education, Simon Fraser University, Canada
Goal 2. Universal primary education
Instruction and training
Teaching profession; Study subjects; Learning; Educational population; Teacher education; AIDS education; Capacity building; Out of school youth
Youth workers
Project description
The main objective is to provide public school teachers and youth workers the knowledge and skills to reduce the stigma surrounding HIV/AIDS, targeting university lecturers, trainers, teachers, out-of-school youth workers, school children and out-of school youth. Main activities are: • HIV/AIDS stigma curriculum and materials designed and produced for the 120 lecturers/trainers involved in the project, of whom 90 will train 15,000 teachers through teacher education programmes, and 30 will work directly with 1,800 community youth workers • Sustained institutional capacity by increasing awareness of HIV/AIDS among teachers and youth workers to reduce the incidence of the disease It’s expected HIV/AIDS stigma curriculum and materials designed and produced for the 120 lecturers/trainers involved in the project will go on to train 15,000 teachers through teacher education programmes and will work directly with 1,800 community youth workers.
 
 
2004 - 2010
http://www.sfu.ca/cstudies/international/t2/
PartnersShaheen, Nanji (manage 2 projects)
Principal donor, cooperation agencyCIDA
Europe and North America; Canada

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