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  1. Report on the evaluation of the policy framework on managing HIV and AIDS in the public service

    The policy and institutional infrastructure for managing HIV and AIDS in the Republic of South Africa Public Service is the policy framework for managing HIV and AIDS and the requirement for departments to put in place EAPs (Employee Assistance Programme). The primary focus of this report was to determine the extent to which the Public Service was implementing the policy framework, and progress on the establishment of employee assistance programmes and their impact on providing services to people living with HIV and AIDS. …

  2. Sierra Leone HIV/AIDS response project (SHARP) 2002-2006. Community and civil society initiatives (CCSI). Operations Manual (Detailed Guidelines)

    In West Africa, this disease is also spreading at an alarming rate. The situation in Sierra Leone is not as bad as elsewhere but the rate of increase each year is alarming. The Government of Sierra Leone is taking immediate action to curtail the spread of HIV/AIDS in the country. One of these actions is the HIV/AIDS Response Project or SHARP. SHARP is designed to have four major components : Capacity Building and Policy Development, Multi-Sectoral Responses for HIV/AIDS Prevention and Care, Health Sector Responses, Community and Civil Society Initiatives (CCSI). …

  3. Joint United Nations programme of support on AIDS 2007-2010

    One in six Zambians lives with HIV. Due to the scale and severity of the pandemic in Zambia, interlinked with the other challenges of poverty, household food insecurity, gender inequalities and weakened public sector institutional capacity, the United Nations Country Team (UNCT) has placed HIV and AIDS at the top of its agenda. Most Millennium Development Goals will not be achieved in Zambia unless the response is scaled up. …

  4. National HIV/AIDS policy

    The goal of this policy is to prevent HIV infections, to reduce vulnerability to HIV, to improve the provision of treatment, care and support for people living with HIV/AIDS and to mitigate the socio-economic impact of HIV/AIDS on individuals, families, communities and the nation. The objectives are to: 1. Prevent HIV infections, 2. Improve delivery of prevention, treatment, care and support services, 3. Mitigate the impact of HIV/AIDS on individuals, the family and communities, 4. Reduce individual and societal vulnerability to HIV/AIDS through the creation of an enabling environment. 5. …

  5. Plan for the national multisectoral monitoring and evaluation for HIV/AIDS, 2006/7-2008/9

    International guidelines stipulate that good HIV/AIDS M and E Systems include a number of components: Existence of an M and E unit; Clear goals and objectives of the M and E system; A core set of indicators and targets; A clear plan for data collection, analysis and dissemination. Namibia's M and E System for HIV/AIDS takes these requirements into account, and arranges them in an operational framework that is implementation-focused. …

  6. Resource centre manual: how to set up and manage a resource centre

    The manual contains practical information on all aspects of setting up and managing a resource centre, from planning, fundraising and finding suitable location, to collecting and organising materials, developing information services, and monitoring and evaluating the work of the resource centre. It is assumed that most readers will use manual systems for organizing information but also explains how computers can be used in resource centres, including e-mail, Internet and databases. …

  7. The National Strategic Framework for HIV/AIDS Activities in Uganda: 2000/1-2005/6

    This document is a review of past performance and a statement of the nation's planned response to the HIV/AIDS problem particularly in the period 2000/1- 2005/6. This Framework is sequel to and builds upon similar previous documents, namely; the Multi-sectoral Approach to the Control of AIDS (MACA) concluded in 1993; and the National Operational Plan for HIV/AIDS/STD Prevention, Care and Support 1994 - 1998. A National Strategic Framework for HIV/AIDS activities was drawn up to cover the period 1998 - 2002. …

  8. National Multi-Sectoral Strategic Framework on HIV/AIDS 2003-2007

    This national Multi-Sectoral Strategic Framework (NMSF) on HIV/AIDS will translate the National Policy of HIV/AIDS by providing strategic guidance to the planning of programmes, projects and interventions by various stakeholders in the fight against HIV/AIDS. …

  9. Malawi National HIV/AIDS Strategic Framework 2000-2004

    Publication of the Malawi National HIV/AIDS Strategic Framework 2000-2004 is a culmination of a national process which started in February, 1998. The Framework is to serve as a basis for the formulation of HIV/AIDS prevention and care programmes, projects and activities during the planned period. …

  10. Mainstreaming HIV/AIDS: A Conceptual Framework and Implementing Principles

    Written for both country level policy makers and practitioners and international agencies, this document builds on the recent and increasing level of attention given to HIV/AIDS mainstreaming, and is presented in five sections. The introduction and background presents the origins and development of the mainstreaming concept and highlights the operational differences between mainstreaming and what is termed integration. …

  11. HIV/AIDS/STD Strategic Plan for South Africa 2000-2005

    This document is a broad national strategic plan designed to guide the country's response as a whole to the epidemic. It is not a plan for the health sector specifically, but a statement of intent for the country as a whole, both within and outside government. It is recognised that no single sector, ministry, department or organisation is by itself responsible for the addressing the HIV epidemic. …

  12. HIV and AIDS and STI strategic plan for South Africa, 2007-2011

    The HIV & AIDS and STI Strategic Plan for South Africa 2007 2011 (NSP) flows from the National Strategic Plan of 2000 2005, the Operational Plan for Comprehensive HIV and AIDS Care, Management, and Treatment (CCMT) as well as other HIV and AIDS strategic frameworks developed for government and sectors of civil society in the past five years. It represents the country s multi-sectoral response to the challenge with HIV infection and the wide-ranging impacts of AIDS. …

  13. Ghana HIV/AIDS Strategic Framework 2001-2005

    The National HIV/AIDS Strategic Framework for Ghana has been formulated in recognition of the developmental relevance of the disease. It is an issue that requires a holistic, multi-sectoral and multi-disciplinary response to confront it and bring it under control. Ghana, by this document and the bold initiatives therein outlined, has joined the global community in a united effort to combat the epidemic.Over the years, the incidence of HIV/AIDS has increased steadily and has almost reached epidemic proportions in the country. …

  14. Ethiopian strategic plan for intensifying multi-sectoral HIV/AIDS response (2004-2008)

    The ongoing multi-sectoral response to the HIV/AIDS epidemic is framed around the National policy and the Five-year Strategic Framework that were issued out in 1998 and 1999 respectively. This Strategic Plan and Management (SPM) has been prepared mainly through desktop review. Critical analysis and synthesis of the relevant documents was carried out with the involvement of relevant individuals and institutions during regular consultation and brainstorming sessions. …

  15. An audit of HIV/AIDS policies in Botswana, Lesotho, Mozambique, South Africa, Swaziland and Zimbabwe

    Prior to this report, little scientific documentation existed on HIV/AIDS policies, legislation, financing and programme implementation in Southern African Development Community countries. This study reviews the HIV/AIDS policy and related issues in six southern African countries and provides recommendations on how best to strengthen policy in these areas.

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