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Speaking up : Muslim views on HIV & AIDS

CHARNLEY, Simone
2007

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This publication presents the findings of research which covered over 3,500 respondents from Muslim communities across Thailand, Cambodia, Bangladesh and India (West Bengal). It is divided into 3 parts: the first part details the demographics of the study population and methodology of the research. The second part provides detailed information on the content and results of the research survey: highlighting the widespread prevalence of misconceptions about HIV transmission, and the poor understanding of key risk behaviours amongst Muslim communities; the views and opinions of Muslim communities about HIV & AIDS and the prevailing stigma and discrimination associated with HIV & AIDS and people living with HIV & AIDS; and various attitudes towards Islam and condom use, and notions of gendered responsibilities in preventing HIV & AIDS. The third part summarises the overall key findings, along with important findings in each surveyed country, and provides recommendations for future interventions based on this

Orientation of participatory approaches on community enquiries regarding lymphatic filariasis

BHANOT, Amit
SHRIVASTAVA, Archana
September 2004

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This report provides an overview of approaches for participatory community planning and enquiries regarding lymphatic filariasis following a workshop. The goal of this document is for health staff, program planners and program managers working for global elimination of lymphatic filariasis, to have an overview of the approaches for participatory community planning and enquiries. It provides guiding principles on methods that can be utilised and source of ideas for probe or explorations that can be made to comprehend the knowledge, attitudes and practices among the endemic communities towards lymphatic Filariasis ”Workshop on the orientation of participatory approaches on community enquiries regarding lymphatic filariasis
Orissa, India
12-16 April 2004

Hearing - knowing it better

SENSE INTERNATIONAL (INDIA)

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This booklet discusses some of the common elements of hearing impairments, focusing on the more usual forms of hearing impairment and hearing losses that occur in the early years. Hearing impairment in childhood takes many forms, from the slight reduction in hearing sensitivity, to the total inability to hear spoken language. This booklet is designed for practitioners and educators to detect hearing impairment and understand the degree of hearing loss

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