In Uganda, the landscape for HIV continues to change. After successfully decreasing HIV prevalence rates in the 1990s, they have been on the rise since 2006. Uganda still faces a prevalence of 7.2% (10th highest globally), or 1.4 million people living with HIV (6th highest globally). Yet, less than 40% of young people in the [...]
“The project received overwhelming support from local community members and leaders... Also the project managed to reach the communities which were usually starved of HIV/AIDS information due to the nature of the teaching media.” - Alex Guma, Volunteer Educator Despite not having support from or affiliation with any formal organization, Alex Guma, a Ugandan transplant [...]
The Handbook of Research on Digital Media and Advertising: User Generated Content Consumption was recently published and features a chapter by TeachAids founder and CEO, Dr. Piya Sorcar, and TeachAids board member, Professor Clifford Nass from Stanford University. The chapter focuses on the research behind the initial development of the TeachAids products and organization, and [...]