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Practical information sources for community-based workers

All publications are available in English, and other languages as specified. 

Supplier addresses are listed here


  1. AIDS home care handbook 
    World Health Organization, 1993, 178 pages 
    WHO/GPA/IDS/HCS/93.2 WHO order number: 1930045 
    Price: Swiss francs 18; Swiss francs 12.60 in developing countries 
    Other languages: French

    A practical handbook designed to enable health care workers to improve home care; includes a reference guide with details about common health problems, and where to seek further help.

  2. AIDS: working with young people. Aggleton, P, Rivers, K, and Warwick, I 
    AVERT, 1993 (revised edition), 162 pages 
    ISBN: 0 9515351 8 8 
    Price: 18.95 plus postage

    Health education materials and exercises for those working with young people of 14 upwards.

  3. An introduction to sexual health 
    International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, 1995,138 pages 
    ISBN: 929139007/8 
    Price: Swiss francs 20.00
    Other languages: French and Spanish 

    Designed for trainers who want to introduce discussions about broader reproductive and sexual health issues.


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  1. Community action on HIV: a resource manual for HIV prevention and care 
    AusAID, 1995, 221 pages 
    ISBN: 0 642 22583 4 
    Price: free 

    A guide to planning, implementing and evaluating community-based projects, especially helpful for less experienced groups.

  2. Essential AIDS information resources
    Healthlink Worldwide, 1994, 35 pages 
    Price: 5.00 (free to developing countries) 
    Other languages: French and Spanish

    A list of 125 resources including books, videos, newsletters, catalogues and teaching tools. 

  3. Exploring healthy sexuality. Jewitt, C. 
    Family Planning Association, England, 1983.15 cards 
    ISBN: 0 903289 39 3 
    Price: 14.99 

    Provides exercises for working with young people aged 14 to 24 years. Developed for use in the UK, but adaptable for use elsewhere.

  4. Facing the challenges of HIV/AIDS/STDs: a gender-based perspective 
    KIT/Royal Tropical Institute; SAfAIDS; and WHO, 1995, 52 pages
    Price: free 

    A resource book and activity guide providing information and ideas on how to incorporate a gender-based response to HIV into policies and programmes.

  5. HIV and development information kit 
    United Nations Development Programme, HIV and Development Programme, 1993 
    Price: free 
    Other languages: Arabic, French, Portuguese, Spanish and Russian

    A package containing posters, conference reports, guidelines and policies relating to HIV and development.

  6. Male and female teaching cards 
    Family Planning Association, England, 1983.15 cards 
    ISBN: 0 903289 39 3 
    Price: 14.99 

    A teaching tool for those involved in sex education and sexual health: explains male and female reproductive and sexual development. 

  7. 1-4-1 AIDS game. Iley, R 
    Educating with Games, 1990 
    Available from: TALC 
    Price: 2.50 

    A board game with questions about HIV and AIDS designed to be locally adapted and produced at low cost.


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  1. Source book for HIV/AIDS counselling training 
    World Health Organization, 1994 
    Other languages: French

    Information and activities for training HIV/AIDS counsellors. 

  2. Stepping stones: a training package on HIV/AIDS, gender issues, communication and relationship skills
    ActionAid, 1995, 240 pages and video, 70 minutes, VHS/PAL 
    Available from: TALC 
    Price: manual 12.50 each, video 35.00 (limited numbers available free to Southern NGOs on written request to TALC explaining proposed use) 

    Workshop outline and activities designed to encourage community-wide discussion about relationships and sexual behaviour. The video illustrates some of the workshop exercises.

  3. Using flannelgraphs to communicate ideas in family planning, STDs, and AIDS
    Teaching-aids At Low Cost (TALC), includes flannel images and text 
    Price: 19.50 

    A series of pictures printed on flannel which can be cut out and displayed on a rough surface to involve groups in defining problems and finding solutions; includes a manual suggesting ways to use the flannelgraph.

  4. Working with young people: a guide to preventing HIV/AIDS and STDs 
    Commonwealth Youth Programme, with WHO and UNICEF, 1995, 135 pages 
    Price: free (subject to availability) 

    Aimed at people working with out-of-school youth; contains activities for HIV and STD prevention and describes basic steps on planning, designing, implementing and evaluating projects.

  5. Working with young people on sexual health and HIV/AIDS 
    Healthlink Worldwide, 1996, 64 pages 
    Price: 5.00 (free to developing countries) 

    A resource pack for youth educators on sexual health, including games, activities, books, comics, videos and other resources.

  6. Working with uncertainty. Dixon, H and Gordon, P 
    London: Family Planning Association, England, 1990 (second edition), 50 pages 
    ISBN: 0903289 40 7 
    Price: 12.00 

    Contains step-by-step instructions for group activities and training methodologies for those involved in training on HIV/AIDS, with suggestions for dealing with cultural issues.


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Addresses of suppliers

Healthlink Worldwide (formerly AHRTAG) 
Resources 5, 15

P O Box 887, Canberra, ACT 2600, Australia

Resource 4

11 Denne Parade, Horsham, West Sussex RH12 1JD, UK

Resource 2 

Commonwealth Youth Programme 
Commonwealth Secretariat, Marlborough House, Pall Mall, London SW1 Y 5HX, UK

Resource 14

Family Planning Association England 
2-12 Pentonville Road, London N1, UK

Resource 6, 9, 16

International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies 
P O Box 372, CH-1211 Geneva 19, Switzerland

Resource 3

KIT/Royal Tropical Institute 
63 Mauritskade, 1092 AD Amsterdam, Netherlands

Resource 7

P O Box 49, St Albans, Herts AL 1 5TX, UK

Resource 10, 12, 13 

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) 
1 UN Plaza, New York, NY 10017, USA

Resource 8

UNAIDS Information Centre
c/o World Health Organization (WHO) 20 Avenue Appia, CH-1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland

Resource 1, 11



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