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The concepts and principles of equity and health


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This paper examines the concepts of equity and health. The paper aims to raise awareness and stimulating debate in a wide general audience, including all those whose policies have an influence on health, both within and outside the health sector

Developing an AIDS prevention education program for persons with developmental disabilities

JACOBS, Raymond
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The AIDS epidemic poses a serious threat to people with developmental disabilities, the magnitude of which has not yet been fully realised by many professionals working with this population. However, models for effective AIDS prevention education have been developed within other populations.The author discusses key principles utilised in existing models and presents recommendations on how to adapt these models when designing programmes for people who have developmental disabilities, most specifically, for those with mild to moderate range of mental retardation