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Author
Emerging Social Issues Division, UNESCAP
Title
For Goodness Sake!: Asia-Pacific Faith-Based Organizations Battle HIV/AIDS
In
HIV/AIDS Prevention, Care and Support: Stories From the Community
Imprint
UNESCAP, 2003, p. 9
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Reproduced with the kind permission of UNESCAP.

Abstract

"This chapter, from the book HIV/AIDS Prevention, Care and Support: Stories from the Community, examines the response to HIV and AIDS of faith-based organisations in the Asia-Pacific region. The paper explores the range of activities these organisations have undertaken. The Buddhist monks from the Wat Norea Peaceful Children’s Home in Cambodia are at the frontline of providing care and support for people living with HIV and AIDS. At the Yayasan Dana Islamic Centre, part of the Indonesia Mosque Association Mushallah Muttahidah, HIV awareness messages are included in everyday sermons. The community-based organisation Anglicare-StopAIDS PNG in Papua New Guinea is putting HIV on the agenda in schools, at the workplace and among street children."

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  • UNESCAP - United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific and AUSAID - The Australian Government's Overseas Aid Program, HIV/AIDS Prevention, Care and Support: Stories from the Community, ST/ESCAP/2249, United Nations, Bangkok, April 2003, 140 pp. [ PDF File | Details... ]