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  1. What Happened in Uganda? Declining HIV prevalence, Behavior Change, and the National Response

    This document is not intended to provide a definite explanation for Uganda's AIDS prevention successes during the 1980s and 1990s. Rather, it is a synthesis of presentations made in February 2002 at the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) by four individuals with long-term experience in HIV prevention in Africa. USAID commissioned a summary document synthesising the ideas presented by these researchers. …

  2. Tri-Country HIV/AIDS and Refugees Workshop: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda

    A tri-country HIV/AIDS and Refugees workshop was organised by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) for Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda from 10-13 December 2002. The objectives of the workshop were to improve the quality and to standardise the various HIV/AIDS programs implemented in the refugee camps in the three countries as well as to plan for 2003. Representatives from various non-governmental organisations (NGOs), UNICEF and the Ugandan government, all of whom work in the refugee camps, participated in the 4-day event. …

  3. The National strategy of prevention and control of HIV/AIDS in Albania 2004-2010. Let's keep Albania a low HIV prevalence country

    The National Strategy of Prevention and Control of HIV/AIDS in Albania (NSPCHA) is designed based on the following principles:- NSPCHA will help in the management, coordination and orientation of the work of government, non-governmental and international organizations with activities in the area of prevention and control of HIV/AIDS in Albania.- NSPCHA is a comprehensive document using a multifaceted approach to HIV prevention addressing the individual, community, societal and structural level prevention and control needs.- The strategy will be reviewed and, eventually, modified bi-annually ba …

  4. Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers: Do they matter for children and young people made vulnerable by HIV/AIDS? Results of a joint UNICEF and World Bank review.

    It is widely agreed that HIV/AIDS should be prominent in the Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers (PRSPs) of African countries in light of the challenge the pandemic poses to poverty reduction efforts. A desk review of PRSPs and National Strategic Plans on HIV/AIDS was therefore conducted to assess how HIV/AIDS is being addressed in PRSPs. …

  5. Policy on HIV/AIDS of the Federal Republic of Ethiopia

    The Ethiopian Government established a National HIV/AIDS control program in 1987 under the Ministry of Health. Several intervention activities have been undertaken but not guided by a national policy. This policy, part of the overall health policy, aims to direct the various efforts in mitigating the impact of AIDS in Ethiopia.

  6. Policy document on HIV/AIDS and STD prevention and control

    This policy document provides a policy framework that will guide partners, both national and external, in efforts to prevent the further spread of the HIV/AIDS epidemic and to reduce its impact on affected individuals, their families and the community at large. It will form the policy basis for the development and implementation of the Swaziland National Strategic Plan for the Prevention and Control of HIV/AIDS and other STD.

  7. National strategy for the fight against HIV/AIDS 2005-2010

    The general goal of the National HIV/AIDS Strategy in Serbia is the prevention of HIV infection and STIs, as well as the provision of treatment and support to the PLWHAs. Main components of the National Strategy are the following: 1. HIV/AIDS prevention in the general population, among young people and particularly vulnerable populations. 2. Treatment, care and support to the PLWHAs. 3. Support of the community to the fight against HIV/AIDS. 4. Epidemiological supervision over HIV/AIDS, monitoring and reporting.

  8. National response on the HIV/AIDS epidemics in the Republic of Tajikistan for the period of 2002 - 2004

    For the time being, Tajikistan isin the early stage of HIV/AIDS epidemics. However there are conditions in the country for a wide spread of HIV infection.Priority groups of the National Strategic Plan are youth, intravenous drug users and commercial sex workers.

  9. National policy on HIV/AIDS for the Republic of Zimbabwe

    National policy on HIV/AIDS for the Republic of Zimbabwe

  10. National and sector HIV/AIDS policies in the member states of the Southern Africa Development Community

    This report is a summary of the existing HIV/AIDS national policies and plans among countries in SADC. It is intended to provide a snapshot of the current status of policy formulation in the region and to suggest future steps to strengthen the policy environment for an effective response to the epidemic. Much of the information in this report is derived from national HIV/AIDS policies, strategic plans, HIV/AIDS policies for specific sectors and work plans. National consultants in each country collected these documents and commented on the final report.

  11. National Programme on Prevention and Control of HIV/AIDS and STIs 2006-2010

    Major objectives of the programme:- succession and sustainability in planning and implementation of activities and interventions; - joining efforts, involvement, interaction and coordination of the activities of state institutions, local public authorities, individual persons, including people living with HIV/AIDS, NGOs and international organizations as partners in the implementation of activities to fight HIV/AIDS/STIs in the Republic of Moldova; - attracting and making rational use of bugetary financial resources, from grants, communication projects, raising awareness and behavioral change; …

  12. National Program on Prevention and Control of HIV/AIDS and STIs for (STI) in 2001 - 2005

    The spreading of HIV/AIDS and STIs infections in Moldova during last years has got an epidemic character. As of 01.07.2000 a total cumulative number of 1110 cases of HIV have been officially reported with the Ministry of Health, 27 cases of AIDS and 21 death cases.The Republic of Moldova has the forth position on prevalence of HIVAIDS in population, after Russia, Ukraine and Belorusia.Practically, the epidemiological process is present in all territorial administrative areas. The situational analyses of the epidemics shows a high prevalence of HIV/AIDS among injecting drug users - 84 %. …

  13. National Policy on HIV/AIDS and STD Related Issues

    Four cross-cutting and priority issues were given emphasis in this document. These were human rights, gender, behaviour and information, and education and communication.This Policy Statement endorses the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) as a standard for policy making and action at all levels in the response to HIV/AIDS and STDs in Bangladesh. All fundamental principles enshrined in the text of UDHR are to be followed in pursuance of policy making.

  14. Namibian HIV/AIDS Charter of Rights

    This Charter is the product of a consultative process involving government, ministries, representatives of commerce and industry, NGO's, AIDS service organisations, trade unions, the churches, the medical and nursing profession and people living with HIV/AIDS.

  15. Centro Nacional para la Prevención y el Control del VIH/SIDA

    Página web con varios documentos en relación con la prevención y el VIH/SIDA, salud sexual, condones...

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