Fergana Printing of HIV/AIDS Brochures

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Fergana Printing of HIV/AIDS Brochures
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Community Name: Fergana
Region: Fergana
Country: Uzbekistan
Volunteer(s) Name: T. Fleming
Volunteer(s) Homestate: Texas
Affiliate organization: ZdravPlus
Funds community contributed: $83.00
Percentage community contributed: 25%
Funds needed were: $250.00
Funds requested were: $250.00
PPCP #: 316-049
Year of project approval: 2005
Project located: yes
Projects started in Uzbekistan 2005 (7).
Asmadel Women and Youth Social and Legal Support Center, Bukhara English Youth Center (BEYC), Bukhara Future Leaders of Our World Camp, Bukhoro Sexual and Reproduction Health Training, Feghana Nurses Technical and Non-Formal Education Trainings, Fergana Printing of HIV/AIDS Brochures, Kavola Clinic Remodeling Project
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Other Projects in Uzbekistan (12).
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Info about the Fergana Printing of HIV/AIDS Brochures

Working together, staff at ZdravPlus, Fergana, and a Peace Corps Volunteer have authored and designed a brochure on HIV/AIDS in Uzbek. The purpose of the brochure is to educate Uzbek men between the ages of 16 and 25 about the nature of the disease, means of transmission, and methods of protection. The reason this demographic group was chosen is that it is considered a bridge group for transmitting HIV infection. Many young men of this age frequent sex workers, a high risk group for HIV infection. Many young men are migrant workers living in Russia who are likely to get infected from having sex with Russian sex workers, and then return home to infect their Uzbek wives. The brochure employs street language that is familiar with young men, and its format is that of a comic book in order to make it easily readable. Partnership funds are needed to print 10,000 copies of the brochure for distribution to men in this age group.

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