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Digital media and Namibian youth

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Digital media and Namibian youth

  1. 1. Will Digital Media Influence the HIV/AIDSEducation and Behaviors of Namibian Youth<br />Presented by Shelby Barnes, COM597: Emerging Markets and Digital Media, 12/04/10<br />
  2. 2. Great promise yet great disparity<br />
  3. 3. AIDS: Namibia’s biggest challenge<br />Number one cause of death<br />@15% of 15-24 year olds are infected<br />
  4. 4. This is the future of Namibia<br />
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  6. 6. A few facts re: digital media and health communications<br />Upsides <br />Downsides<br />
  7. 7. What do youth need in particular?<br />
  8. 8. What are the possibilities for Namibian youth?<br />
  9. 9. Photo credits<br />Namibian desert - http://www.flickr.com/photos/jthetzel/3177828346/sizes/l/in/photostream/<br />Map of Namibia: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Namibia_map.png<br />Big House: http://www.flickr.com/photos/mallix/5035568679/sizes/z/in/photostream/<br />Himba village: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Himba_village.jpg<br />AIDS ribbon in blue oval: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:LazoSIDA.png<br />Woman outside clinic: http://www.flickr.com/photos/livunni/3309336199/sizes/z/in/photostream/<br />Namibian youth: http://www.flickr.com/photos/paolafrog/2337899369/sizes/m/in/photostream/<br />Himba girl with child: http://www.flickr.com/photos/ecololo/486361685/sizes/m/in/photostream/<br />Namibian school kids: http://www.flickr.com/photos/starforlifeorg/3566387924/<br />Namibian highway: http://www.flickr.com/photos/birgerkoeln/2600257912/sizes/l/in/photostream/<br />

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