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Tool Kit for HIV-Positive Children Released at International AIDS Conference

August 7, 2008

The Southern Africa HIV and AIDS Information Dissemination Service launched a tool kit on children and antiretroviral therapy on Sunday at the XVII International AIDS Conference, Zimbabwe's Herald/AllAfrica.com reports. According to SAfAIDS, the tool kit is a "vibrant" package of informative and interactive material to be used by children and their teachers, health care workers, parents and guardians.

The tool kit includes a booklet on children and antiretrovirals, a children's adherence calendar and a watch, as well as an HIV and antiretroviral game and quiz cards to expand children's knowledge of HIV/AIDS (Herald/AllAfrica.com, 8/5).

Kaisernetwork.org is the official webcaster of the XVII International AIDS Conference in Mexico City. Click here to sign up for your Daily Update e-mail during the conference. A webcast of a conference session on children and HIV is available online.

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