2007. 33 p.
Sierra Leone. Government
The overall goal of this policy is to ensure the promotion of best practices in the fight against HIV/AIDS. Formulation of this revised policy takes into account the most recently available information on HIV/AIDS in Sierra-Leone. This policy shall be guided by the knowledge and understanding that HIV/AIDS is preventable and a life-threatening disease that should be treated in the same manner as other life-threatening diseases. The policy is further governed by and based on the following principles: - a political leadership and commitment; - a multi-sectoral approach and partnerships; - a public health approach; - a promotion and protection of human rights; - transparency and accountability; - and monitoring, evaluation and research.
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