AIDS Education pp 217-219 | Cite as

The Role of Religious Organizations in Constructing the HIV/AIDS Discourse and Prevention Actions

An Overview
  • Galia Sabar-Friedman


In recent research conducted in various parts of the world it has been established that work at the local level — by educators, health workers and social organizations — is the most effective means of combating the spread of HIV/AIDS. In most countries in the world, due to their widespread physical presence as well as their social and moral legitimacy, the various religious organizations are in a unique position to contribute to this effort.


Religious Leader Religious Organization Moral Legitimacy Religious Pluralism Moral Doctrine 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1996

Authors and Affiliations

  • Galia Sabar-Friedman
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  1. 1.Department of Middle Eastern and African HistoryTel Aviv UniversityIsrael

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