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  1. National HIV and AIDS anti-stigma and discrimination strategy 2016-2020

    The National HIV and AIDS Anti-Stigma Strategy aims to guide and inform actions and programmes of policy makers, development partners, implementing partners and networks of people living with HIV and other stakeholders towards the reduction of HIV stigma and discrimination, through an evidence-informed strategy by and for people living with HIV, key and other vulnerable populations.

  2. Policy outcome and challenges of sexual and reproductive health and rights in Ghana: what is the role of parliament?

    While considerable progress has been made in the development of policies, legislations and outcome, significant gaps in ensuring universal access to reproductive health and rights still remain. The inconsistency in the Children's Act which stipulates the marriage age at 18 and the Criminal Code which also specifies the legal age of consent regarding sex at age 16 may be a reflection of the increasing numbers of early pregnancies, infant and child mortalities, and high prevalence of HIV among girls and women among others. …

  3. Review of policies, strategies and laws related to child marriage, adolescent health, education and employment in five countries in West Africa

    Adolescent health and development are key foundations for a country's economic development and political stability. The outcomes of adolescent health are closely linked with future adult development, infant and child mortality, maternal morbidity and mortality, and even long-term economic development.

  4. National HIV and AIDS strategic plan 2016-2020

    This National Strategic Plan (NSP) 2016-2020 is intended to sustain the progress made in the national HIV response thus far and guide the implementation of the national HIV response over the next five years. It has been developed to guide the country's efforts towards the achievement of the HIV-related Sustainable Development Goals. …

  5. National HIV and AIDS, STI policy

    This document is the revised National HIV and AIDS, STI Policy for Ghana. It has been revised by the Ghana AIDS Commission in collaboration with the Ministry of Health, National AIDS and STI Control Programme (NACP) of the Ghana Health Service and key stakeholders, taking into account recent developments in the national and global response. …

  6. Assessment of the Policy Environment for the Integration of Reproductive Health and HIV&AIDS Services in Ghana

    The objectives of this assessment are to: Identify and assess current policies on reproductive health (RH) and HIV&AIDS services that support integration; Assess key stakeholders' current understanding of “integration of RH and HIV&AIDS services.” This includes their understanding of who is (are) the target population(s) in need of services, the kinds of services needed, and service delivery strategies for best meeting those needs; Identify operational challenges to providing integrated RH and HIV&AIDS services; Identify examples of integrated RH and HIV&AIDS services, if possible, and assess  …

  7. Using research to influence sexual and reproductive health practice and implementation in Sub-Saharan Africa: a case-study analysis

    Research institutions and donor organizations are giving growing attention to how research evidence is communicated to influence policy. In the area of sexual and reproductive health (SRH) and HIV there is less weight given to understanding how evidence is successfully translated into practice. Policy issues in SRH can be controversial, influenced by political factors and shaped by context such as religion, ethnicity, gender and sexuality. …

  8. UNDP/World Bank/UNAIDS Programme on Mainstreaming AIDS into National Development Plans and Processes: Rounds 1 and 2, a Review of Experiences (2007-2008)

    The purpose of this report is to document the progress made by countries participating in the Mainstreaming Programme in the second and third years of the programme. It is intended as a knowledge-sharing document to facilitate the exchange of practical experiences in HIV mainstreaming, as well as a programming report to facilitate monitoring and future evaluations of the Mainstreaming Programme. …

  9. National HIV/AIDS strategic framework 2006-2010 Ghana (NSF II)

    This NSF II is designed to provide an overall planning guide for a vastly expanded effort to deal with the epidemic including improvements to the supporting environment, preventing infections, targeted behaviour change programmes to the general population as well as specific vulnerable groups, treatment, care and support, and combating stigma and discrimination. Seven key intervention areas are identified in NSF II around which comprehensive action plans including budgets will be prepared for implementation. The key intervention areas are organized into chapters. …

  10. National HIV/AIDS and STI policy

    This policy provides the necessary statement of commitment around which a legislative framework will be built for an Expanded Multi-sectoral Response to reduce further spread of the epidemic, and for the protection and support of people infected with HIV/AIDS in Ghana. It is intended to create a favourable environment for all aspects of HIV/AIDS and other STIs prevention, care and support. …

  11. HIV/AIDS in Ghana: background, projections, impacts, interventions and policy

    This briefing book is intended to provide information about the HIV/AIDS epidemic in Ghana. The information is provided in four sections:Background: What we know about HIV/AIDS in Ghana today; Projections: the number of people who might develop AIDS in the future; Impacts: The social and economic impacts of AIDS; Interventions: What needs to be done to prevent the spread of HIV/AIDS; Policy: Policy issues and the National Strategic framework, and institutional structure that have been put in place to combat the epidemic.

  12. 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. …

  13. Draft national HIV/AIDS and STI policy document

    This HIV/AIDS and STIs policy document provides the necessary statement of policy committment for which a legislative framework shall be built for the protection of people infected with HIV/AIDS and in creating an expanded multi-sectoral response to combat any further spread of the epidemic in Ghana.

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