Weighing the pluses and the minuses includes
surveying a sample.
communicating with friends and family.
paying attention to details.
gathering appropriate information.
This document was written by Katie Schenk (Horizons/Population Council) and Jan
Williamson (consultant) under the guidance of the Steering Group. [ The members of the
Steering Group and their affiliations at the time of their involvement were Johannes van
Dam (Horizons/Population Council), Linda Sussman (USAID), Gina Dallabetta and Suzi
Peel (IMPACT/FHI), and Roeland Monasch
Initial ideas for this publication were discussed at an Expert Consultation meeting on
gathering information from children in November 2003 attended by Steering Group
members and Isolde Birdthistle (London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine);
Nicollette Borek (NIDA/NIH); Minki Chatterji (Community REACH Project); Katherine
Davenny (NIH); Joan Duncan (Long Island University); Kate Harrison (International
HIV/AIDS Alliance); Kyle Jemison (Catholic Relief Services/STRIVE); Millicent Obaso
(AHEAD Inc.); Chloe O’Gara (AED); Leslie Snider (Tulane University); Diane Swales (Save
the Children); Mike Wessells (Randolph Macon University/Christian Children’s Fund);
and David Borasky, Inoussa Kabore, Nicole Kouassi, Robert Magnani, Susan Mathew,
Susan Pobywajlo, Dimitri Prybylski, Julie Victor-Ahuchogu, and Joshua Volle (FHI).
There are no new answers.