HAIN serves research, information and education needs of Philippine and international agencies in health and development
HAIN envisions itself as an acknowledged source in Asia of research-based health information for social action
To provide and advocate for the use of objective and timely information on health issues that would contribute to community transformation.
Health Action Information Network (HAIN) Inc.
Areas of expertise: Research, Advocacy & Training and Education
AIDS Action Asia-Pacific edition is a quarterly newsletter on HIV prevention and care. Each issue of the newsletter has a thematic focus (i.e. HIV and safer sex) together with updates on HIV-related issues. It also gives emphasis to the experiences of organizations in HIV education, research and care in the Asia Pacific region. The newsletter ran from 1996 to 2001 and has reached to more than 60 countries in South and Southeast Asia, and the South Pacific region. AIDS Action was published in coordination with the London-based Healthlink Worldwide, which produces the international edition of the newsletter with support from various donors.
HAIN believes that health is a development issue with economic, political, and cultural dimensions. It believes that health comes with empowering people & communities with access to objective & accurate information on health care to make their own decisions & to organize for their rights. With the help of its vast information network, HAIN seeks to provide information at the local level, where it is needed the most.
"provides an analytical perspective, practical, up-to-date, relevant and accurate health information for health, community and education workers in Asia and the Pacific. It includes newsletters, information, education and communication materials (IEC), books and monographs. The publications cover topics relevant to various health aspects from a wide range if social science disciplines and cater to
difference sectors. These publications reach both local and international communities."
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