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  1. All in, in Eastern and Southern Africa: catalysing the HIV response for adolescents

    The report demonstrates progress made on adolescent HIV programming in the Eastern and Southern African Region (ESAR) in a few short years. Qualitative in approach, the report explores how the impact of HIV on adolescents and young people was given visibility and focus as a result of the All In to end adolescent AIDS (All In) country assessments, which systematically reviewed and analyzed data, programmes and strategies currently responding to adolescent HIV.

  2. National HIV strategy for adolescents and young people 2016-2020

    The goal of this strategy is to reduce new HIV infections among adolescents and young people in Nigeria.The target populations for the strategy are divided into three major groups: in-school youth, out-of-school youth, and key populations at higher risk.

  3. Orphans and vulnerable children: national plan of action 2006-2010

    This five-year costed National Plan of Action addresses the survival, protection, care and support needs of the most vulnerable children in Nigeria. It was developed through consultative and participatory approaches among all stakeholders, including adults and children. The voices of children were heard, and their contributions were taken into account. The Plan adopts a rights-based approach in the development of the framework that will accelerate and provide guidance for the national response on orphans and vulnerable children.

  4. A strategic framework for engagement in HIV control and promotion of maternal, newborn and child health in Kenya: Accelerating progress in saving the lives of women and children 2013-2017

    The overall goal of the strategy is to mobilise and provide leadership towards ZERO new HIV infections and reduce the number of deaths among women and children in Kenya. This framework will provide guidance for the strategic engagement of the First Lady of the Republic of Kenya to catalyze action and accelerate the attainment of national and international commitments to HIV, maternal and child health targets. To catalyse and sustain on-going efforts in HIV, maternal and child health, the Office of the First Lady will focus on: 1. Accelerate Programs. …

  5. Kenyan National Guidelines on Nutrition and HIV/AIDS

    People infected with HIV are at greater risk of malnutrition than those who are not infected. HIV and opportunistic infections interfere with the desire and ability to eat thus reducing dietary intake; causing mal-absorption of nutrients; increasing energy demand thus increasing nutrient requirements; and causing abnormal use of protein. Limited food security and inadequate knowledge of good nutrition in regions of Kenya where HIV is prevalent, makes the situation worse. …

  6. Botswana national policy on HIV and AIDS

    The objective of the National Policy on HIV and AIDS is to : Prevent the spread of HIV infection and reduce the socio-economic impact of the disease ; Create a policy environment for the provision of adequate and equitable care and support to those infected and affected with HIV and AIDS ; To reduce HIV and AIDS related stigma and discrimination towards persons infected with or affected by HIV and AIDS and draw attention the compelling public health rationale for overcoming stigmatization and discrimination against them in society ; Provide coordination in order to enhance implementation of th …

  7. SADC regional assessment report of policies and programmes on child and adolescent HIV, TB and malaria

    The SADC Protocol on Health stipulates that Member States should cooperate in dealing with health issues in a harmonised manner as an essential ingredient for the effective control of communicable diseases in the region notably, HIV, TB and Malaria. As part of the response, key strategic frameworks to guide action in the control of these three diseases have been developed by SADC but these mostly address the adult population. In this context, the SADC Secretariat is mandated to develop The SADC Minimum Standards for Child and Adolescent HIV, TB and Malaria Continuum of Care. …

  8. Kenya national HIV and AIDS communication strategy for youth, 2007

    This Communication Strategy provides a broad framework that will guide communication on youth and HIV and AIDS in Kenya for the next three years. It intends to address needs and gaps in communication programming identified in the areas of knowledge, skills and self-efficacy, capacity, coordination, policy support and utilisation of services. These issues were identified through a situation analysis conducted at the beginning of developing this strategy, and from consultations with stakeholders implementing HIV and AIDS programmes among the youth.

  9. Papua New Guinea national HIV and AIDS strategy 2011-2015: implementation framework

    This implementation Framework is a companion document to the National HIV and AIDS Strategy, designed to guide partners with how they go about implementing the Strategy. Itásets out the major activity areas that need to be implemented for a particular strategic objective to be achieved. …

  10. Guides nationaux de planification des programmes de lutte contre le VIH et le SIDA

    Le Plan Stratégique National Multisectoriel de lutte contre le VIH et le SIDA 2005-2009 consacre la multisectorialité comme stratégie clé de la réponse nationale, avec une place importante réservée á l'appui aux initiatives communautaires. Il s'agit de renforcer la capacité des communautés à apporter des réponses aux problèmes posés par le VIH et le SIDA, contribuant ainsi à la réduction de leur vulnérabilité tant au VIH qu'à l'impact du SIDA. …

  11. National HIV/AIDS/STIs strategic plan 2006-2010

    The objectives of this plan are to: implement a National Strategic Plan consistent with the principles outlined in the National Development Plan of Timor-Leste and those underlying best practice in HIV/AIDS programming; address those factors which are most likely to contribute to HIV transmission and/or cause adverse consequences for those infected; adopt programme priorities in the areas of health education, treatment and care, VCT, and multi-sectoral action; and meet organisational requirements in the areas of coordination, capacity development, strategic information, and monitoring and eval …

  12. Progress towards universal access to HIV prevention, treatment, care and support

    This report intends to highlight progress made by Nigeria towards achievement of the universal targets particularly and the way forward.

  13. National policy on HIV/AIDS

    The goal of the national HIV/AIDS policy is to provide a supportive policy environment for the implementation of programmes to address HIV/AIDS that reduce new infections, improve care, treatment and support and mitigate the impact of HIV/AIDS - this in turn will assist with achieving vision 2030. The objectives are to: 1. Ensure sustained leadership commitment to the national HIV response at all levels; 2. Ensure the greater effective involvement of people living with HIV/AIDS in the national response; 3. Facilitate appropriate sectoral policy development and law reform; 4. …

  14. The Prevention and Control of HIV and AIDS Act, 2007

    An Act to provide for the prevention, management and control of HIV and AIDS, for the treatment, counseling, support and care of persons infected with, affected by or at risk of HIV and AIDS infection and for other related matters.

  15. Accelerated access to HIV/AIDS prevention, care and treatment in Ethiopia: road map 2007-2008/10

    The Ethiopian Government has joined an international commitment to move towards universal access to HIV/AIDS prevention, treatment, care and support by 2010. The goal of scaling up HIV prevention and comprehensive treatment, care and support is to avert new infections, provide chronic care and reduce AIDS-related morbidity and mortality. …

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