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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 -<br />Map of Namibia:<br />Big House:<br />Himba village:<br />AIDS ribbon in blue oval:<br />Woman outside clinic:<br />Namibian youth:<br />Himba girl with child:<br />Namibian school kids:<br />Namibian highway:<br />