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  1. HIV and AIDS mainstreaming guideline for sector responses

    The involvement of non-health sectors in national HIV and AIDS strategies is appropriate to address the causes, drivers and effects of HIV. However, HIV and AIDS sector responses with the full participation of stakeholders have remained a challenge in Namibia. Most sectors are largely unclear about the context of sector responses and their institutional and coordination structures. …

  2. Knowledge map of the multisectoral HIV and AIDS response programme in Namibia

    To mark the completion of the long-standing collaboration between GIZ and Namibia through the multisectoral HIV and AIDS programme, a decision was made to document the vast knowledge and many tools it developed in an accessible manner allowing for future use and potential scale-up of successful approaches. While the programme was launched in 2008, this document focuses on the second phase, thefive-year programme, from 2011- 2016. …

  3. Plan d’accélération de la riposte nationale au sida 2014 - 2017

    Les principes directeurs qui guideront la mise en œuvre du présent « Plan d’accélération de la riposte nationale au sida 2014 – 2017 » s’inscrivent dans les principes du PSN 2012-2015 qui sont les suivants : 1. Orientation des interventions vers les populations les plus exposées au risque et celles qui en ont le plus besoin. 2. Elargissement et renforcement de l’accessibilité aux services de prévention, de soins/traitement et de soutien à travers une meilleure disponibilité des services. 3. …

  4. Cadre stratégique de lutte contre le SIDA et les IST 2011-2015

    Les orientations de ce cadre stratégique reposent sur la vision prospective 2025 du Burkina Faso en matière de riposte au VIH qui est : poursuivre l’inversion de la tendance de l’épidémie et « faire du VIH/Sida une maladie comme les autres grâce à une stratégie nationale conséquente et un appui international consolidé ». La mise en oeuvre de la stratégie nationale pour la période 2011-2015 repose sur cinq (5) axes stratégiques qui constituent les domaines programmatiques des interventions : 1. …

  5. Politique nationale de lutte contre le VIH et le Sida au Togo : Vision 2020

    Les principaux objectifs de la politique sont : intensifier les interventions de prévention de la transmission du VIH et des IST ; Améliorer la prise en charge des personnes infectées et affectées par le VIH/SIDA ; Réduire l’impact socio-économique du VIH/SIDA ; Promouvoir les droits humains dans la riposte nationale ; Promouvoir la recherche afin de générer l’information stratégique ; Renforcer la coordination de la réponse multisectorielle et la bonne gouvernance.

  6. Southern African Development Community (SADC) code on HIV/AIDS and employment

    In 1994 a process was started by a group of NGO’s and trade unions in South Africa and Zimbabwe to try and persuade SADC to develop a regional “Code of Best Practice around AIDS and Employment”. In 1997 the Code that is reprinted in this pamphlet was adopted by the SADC Council. It is now an official policy of the region and it is recommended that SADC’s 14 member states find ways to incorporate the Code’s provisions into legislation. The SADC region is severely affected by the AIDS epidemic. …

  7. HIV/AIDS in the workplace: a case study from higher education

    Purpose – This paper seeks to highlight the nature and possible effect of the South African higher education (HE) sector’s human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS) workplace programmes response and progress. Design/methodology/approach – A discourse approach is employed within the contextualization of the role of the South African higher education institution (HEI) in addressing the HIV/AIDS pandemic. Findings – The focus of wellness is rapidly becoming part of any corporate landscape and institutions of HE are an integral part of this landscape. …

  8. The role of social entrepreneurship in HIV/AIDS management across the education sector in Kenya

    Purpose – The overall purpose of this study is to identify key entrepreneurial variables in the realm of social entrepreneurship that may contribute to enhancing impact mitigation of HIV/AIDS. In addition, the study seeks to establish which of the correlations between the entrepreneurial variables and management of response of impact mitigation of HIV/AIDS were significant at the 0.001 level. Design/methodology/approach – The study adopted a cross-sectional survey design. …

  9. Strategic plan for the national program in the fight against AIDS 1999 - 2002

    The process for the formulation of this Strategic Plan against STIs/HIV/AIDS for 2000 - 2002 began in July 1998 with a seminar that involved ministerial representatives, NGOs, churches and private and public corporations. Having identified points of contact in the different sectors mentioned above, three other meetings were conducted. This meeting was the last step in this multi-sectorial and multi-disciplinary involvement. …

  10. Securing our future. Report of the commission on HIV/AIDS and governance in Africa

    The Commission on HIV/AIDS and Governance in Africa (CHGA) was launched by the Secretary-General of the United Nations to address the urgent and unique challenges posed by the multiple ways in which the HIV/ AIDS epidemic impacts upon development and governance on the continent of Africa. This report presents the findings, recommendations and action plan proposed by the Commission. It delivers eight key messages and recommandations: 1. There are multiple AIDS epidemics in Africa, 2. The epidemics in Africa reflect a strong gender disparity, 3. …

  11. The role of the private sector in the Global Fund to fight AIDS, Malaria and Tuberculosis: opportunities, achievements and challenges in West and Central Africa

    This document highlights some best practices from the Global Fund's experience working with the private sector in West and Central Africa. The goal is to help individuals, corporations and other private sector actors to understand how they can engage with the Global Fund and strengthen efforts to fight the three pandemics.

  12. Regional project on HIV and development for sub-saharan Africa

    The Regional Project on HIV and Development for Africa was established by the UNDP Regional Bureau for Africa and the HIV and Development Programme in 1992, and is in its second phase. This document presents the current and second phase of project activities from 1997 to 2001 under RAF/97/014 which are designed to reinforce national efforts to build and strengthen internal and regional capacity at all levels. …

  13. Company level interventions on HIV/AIDS: Assessing the impact of AIDS

    This guideline is prepared as a support to companies wishing to carry out assessment of the impact of AIDS in order to identify cost benefit motivations for prevention. The guideline will also help to highlight areas for interventions aimed at managing the impact of AIDS. It is also intended that this step of impact assessment and areas of vulnerability to HIV/AIDS be part of a bipartite process assessment, planning, intervention and review that addresses health needs at workplace.

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