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VIH/SIDA: mujeres diseando materiales educativos VIH/SIDA en Monteverde--una investigacin comunitaria participativa [PowerPoint]
HIV/AIDS: women designing HIV/AIDS educational materials in Monteverde--a community participatory approach [PowerPoint]
A summary of the changes tourism can bring to Monteverde in terms of the potential ease in transmitting sexual diseases and educational materials that have been locally generated to aid in the prevention of these diseases.
Un resumen de los cambios que puede traer el turismo a Monteverde en trminos potenciales en enfermedades de transmisin sexual y materiales educativos que han sido generados localmente para ayudar en la prevencin de estas enfermedades.
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Women Designing HIV/AIDS Educational Materials in Monteverde A Community Participatory Approach HIV/AIDS
Why worry about HIV /AIDS in Monteverde?
Monteverde has become one of the principal tourist attractions in Costa Rica.
Monteverde has approximately 8000 inhabitants. Every year between 100,000 and 200,000 visitors come to Monteverde This is more than 15 times the local population!!!
What do those 200,000 visitors do in Monteverde ? What do these 8,000 residents do in their daily lives in Monteverde ? How do these people relate? Visitors: Are here on vacation Residents: offer services for the visitors
RISK are on vacation, are there any behaviors that place everyone's health at risk ?
using protection??? young people interacting vacation and fun dancing discovering cultural stereotypes drinking interchanging experiences different languages talking learning about other cultures making friends
After a long walk You find a local bar A few drinks Letting yourself go No worries about having to get up early tomorrow A good connection What could happen ? What happens in Costa Rica, stays in Costa Rica.. The best experience of the trip ?
But where are the CONDOMS ? Vacation mode Language barriers Environment Cultural stereotypes: Latin lover?, muchachas liberales? But WHERE ARE THE CONDOMS ?
Anyone who practices risky behavior can become infected with HIV/AIDS Infections have included : women men boys girls blacks whites latinos, asians heterosexuals bisexuals homosexuals Who can get infected with HIV/AIDS ? It is not about who you are, or what you do, rather how you do it
How many people are infected with HIV AIDS? Every year: Around 5 million new people are infected. This is more than the Costa Rican population. Close to 3 million people die 500,000 are less than 15 years old Every day: AIDS kills 8,000 people (Monteverde s entire population) Every 10 seconds: 1 person dies of AIDS
Using their imagination!!!!
Are you ready to see the results???
Non protected sexual relations increase your risk of being infected with HIV/AIDS Use the same precautions everywhere!!! IMV Feb. 2005 MVI Feb. 2005 Designed in Monteverde by a group of female residents