ONLINE RESOURCES



World Health Organisation

Information, publications and statistics from the co-ordinating authority for health within the United Nations; responsible for providing leadership on global health.

www.who.int



UNAIDS: The Joint UN Programme on HIV/AIDS

Features a searchable database with current statistics on AIDS and HIV, country specific fact sheets and current events.

www.unaids.org



Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation

The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation seeks to prevent pediatric HIV infection and to eradicate pediatric AIDS through research, advocacy, and prevention and treatment programs.

www.pedaids.org



VIDEO



Strength to Strength, with Circle of Friends DVD

Crosbie, Sharon

NZ : World Vision, 2004

This two-part DVD is a powerful insight into the impact of HIV/AIDS on the lives of children, their families and communities. A circle of friends in Malawi and Romania show how they are rising to the challenges that face them. Suitable for Years 5-12.



Tomorrow's Promise

Caritas Australia

At the front line of the AIDS pandemic are 15 million AIDS orphans... many in Africa. They don't have the luxury of waiting for Tomorrow's Promise to "halt and reverse the spread of HIV and AIDS by 2015." They need today's school fees, tonight's meal and a place to belong... now. Suitable for mature secondary and tertiary students.



 

TEXTS



Be A Friend: Children Who Live With HIV Speak

Weiner, Lori S. and Best, Aprille

Canada. Albert Whitman & Co, 1994.

In these writings and drawings, children with HIV infection and AIDS tell how it feels to be different from other kids, how they face rejection if people learn they are sick, and what it is like to lose friends and loved ones to AIDS. Suitable for middle primary and above.



The Heaven Shop, with teacher notes

Ellis, Deborah

NSW : Allan and Unwin, 2005

Binti was the child star of a popular radio programme in Malawi. She always believed she was special, but now she is just another AIDS orphan. Suitable for middle years and above.



The NO-NONSENSE Guide to HIV/AIDS

Usdin, Shereen

New Internationalist



Talking About AIDS: A Guide for Everybody

UNAIDS/UNICEF


 

HIV / AIDS

RESOURCES

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