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  • Radio and HIV/AIDS: Making a difference, by Gordon Adam and Nicola Harford, 2000. Available in English, French and Spanish. Contact: Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS, 20 Av. Appia, CH-1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland, E-mail: Electronic version:
  • Series of booklets written by Africans for Africans, including “Me, you and AIDS” (Kenya), “Inherit me, inherit my HIV” (Zimbabwe), “Real men, take responsibility” (Zimbabwe), “Kaba’s Story” (Togo). Available free of charge from: Namtip Aksornkool, Section of Literacy and Non-formal Education, Basic Education Division, UNESCO, 7 Place de Fontenoy, 7007 Paris, France.
    Fax: (33 1)45 68 56 26, E-mail:
  • Media & HIV/AIDS in East and Southern Africa: A resource guide, edited by
    S. T. Kwame Boafo, UNESCO, 2000.
    Available online at:
  • Primers on HIV/AIDS for the media. Panos South Asia, 1999. Available in 7 regional languages — Hindi, Nepali, Bengali, Tamil, Sinhala, Marathi, Urdu. Covers frequently asked questions about HIV/AIDS, the sensitivities needed to cover it, common misconceptions and basic statistics. Contact: Panos Kathmandu, GPO Box 13651, Patan Dhaka, Kathmandu, Nepal. E-mail:,
    Web: or Panos India, 49 (FF) Defence Colony Market New Delhi
    110 024, India. Tel: +91 11 463 1381, Fax: +91 11 462 4725, E-mail:

Training Organizations

  • Journalists Against AIDS (JAAIDS) Nigeria
    Media Resource Centre on HIV/AIDS and Reproductive Health
    1st Floor, 42 Ijaye Road, Ogba, Lagos, PO Box 56282, Falomo, Lagos, Nigeria
    Tel/Fax: 234-1-4921292
    E-mail: or
    A media-based NGO that holds training workshops for journalists. Operates a media resource center with information and training services, an AIDS News Service monthly bulletin for the media, and an electronic discussion group.
  • Radio Training Department/Community Radio Training Project
    Institute for the Advancement of Journalism
    9 Jubilee Rd, Parktown, Johannesburg 2193/ PO Box 2544, Houghton 2041, South Africa
    Tel: (+27 011) 484 1765, Fax: (+27 011) 484 2282, Website:
    Conducts radio courses about HIV/AIDS. Contact: Jacob Ntshangase.
  • Southern Africa AIDS Information Dissemination Service (SAfAIDS)
    17 Beveridge Road, PO Box A509
    Avondale, Harare, Zimbabwe
    Tel: 263-04-336193/4, Fax: 263-04-336195, E-mail:
  • Africa Information Afrique (AIA)
    PO Box 7069, Harare, Zimbabwe
    Tel: 263-4 756 250, Fax: 263-4 772123, E-mail:
    Conducts HIV-AIDS reporting workshops. Contact Jane Soper, Coordinator, for a workshop schedule.

HIV/AIDS Programming

  • AIDS Radio Network
    Collects and provides audio resources and other services related to HIV/AIDS. The AIDS Radio Network is part of OneWorld AIDS Channel, and is scheduled be launched in early 2002. Contact to share audio and other materials on HIV/AIDS. E-mail:
  • WorldSpace Foundation — Africa Learning Channel
    Includes HIV/AIDS programming.
  • Planeta radio / AMARC
    Program bank of radio drama, news and spots. In English, Spanish, French, Portuguese.

Web sites

    Joint UN Programme on HIV/AIDS. An English site but includes many documents in French and Spanish. Provides news, programs, FAQ, topic sheets and publications.
  • In English, French, German, Italian.
    Conducts forums (in English) on Gender-AIDS, Media-AIDS, Community-Research, and Treatment-Access.

Online media discussion group