Freetown: National AIDS Secretariat, 2012. 65 p.
Sierra Leone. National AIDS Secretariat
In line with the National Strategic Plan on HIV 2011-2015, the goal of the BCC and Advocacy strategy is: To increase the effectiveness, coordination and comprehensiveness of BCC and advocacy interventions on HIV in Sierra Leone by 2015. The key objectives of the Strategy are to: Increase to 50% the percentage of persons with comprehensive knowledge of HIV; Increase to 50% the percentage of young people adopting appropriate HIV and AIDS related behaviour; Increase to 50% the percentage of MARPs reached with group-specific interventions and adopting appropriate HIV and AIDS related behaviour; Increase the number of people who know their HIV status; Increase correct and consistent condom use; Reduce the number of sexual partners; Delay sexual initiation and reduce cross generational sex; Reduce incidences of HIV-related stigma and discrimination; Reduce rate of new HIV infections among stable/monogamous relationships (discordant couples); Reduce the rate of untreated STIs and STDs; Increase the uptake of ART; Reduce the rate of TB/HIV co-infection; Increase the number of people blood safety precautions.
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