Jamaica. Ministry of Health, Global Fund for AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, GFATM, 2005. 40 p.
Jamaica. Ministry of Health
The purpose of this policy is to: define the framework for an effective multi-sectoral response to the HIV/AIDS epidemic that will reduce the spread of new HIV infections, promote and sustain compassionate care for persons living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) and mitigate the social impact on those infected, those affected and on the entire society; outline the roles of social institutions and promote the involvement of all sectors of society in the national response to HIV/AIDS; affirm the rights and responsibilities of persons living with HIV/AIDS, of those interacting with them, of people vulnerable to HIV infection and of health care providers; provide a framework for assistance and cooperation from international, regional and national development partners; delineate the mechanisms for effective implementation and monitoring of the policy.
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