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Type: Book chapter
Title: Um modelo para outros países? Confiança e parceria como pedras angulares da resposta da Austrália ao VIH/sida
Other Titles: Um modelo para outros paises? Confianca e parceria como pedras angulares da resposta da Australia ao VIH/sida
Author: Sendziuk, P.
Citation: Planeta SIDA: Diversidade, Políticas e Respostas Sociais, 2016 / Sacramento, O., Ribeiro, F. (ed./s), Ch.2, pp.29-57
Publisher: Humus Editions
Publisher Place: Ribeirão
Issue Date: 2016
ISBN: 9789897552342
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Paul Sendziuk
Abstract: In contrast to many countries, Australia quickly developed a range of pragmatic and innovative measures to prevent the spread of HIV. Australian state and federal governments gave significant funding to gay and prostitute-based organizations to devise and deliver AIDS prevention programs and educational materials, and incorporated representatives of the most affected communities into advisory bodies. Adopting a ‘harm reduction’ approach, Australian governments and health authorities also developed a series of explicit education campaigns aimed at the general public and school children, and implemented needle and syringe exchange programs that became some of the most extensive and effective in the world.
Description: English chapter title: "A model for other countries": Trust and partnership the cornerstones of Australia's response to HIV/AIDS. English book title: AIDS Planet: Diversity, Policies and Social Responses.
Rights: Copyright status unknown
RMID: 0030064371
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