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  1. National HIV/AIDS stigma reduction strategy: Stigma and discrimination reduction in the national HIV/AIDS response

    The Nigerian HIV prevalence rate is declining however, stigma indices does not show corresponding decline. Drivers of the HIV epidemic include the structural, contextual and social factors, such as poverty, gender inequality, inequity and poor access to health care, as well as stigma and discrimination and other human rights violations. However, several positive actions have been taken to address stigma and discrimination issues in the country. …

  2. Promoting gender responsive budgeting in the national response on HIV and AIDS in Nigeria

    In 2015, the National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA) with the support of UNWomen, UNAIDS and UNDP implemented a project titled 'Institutional Strengthening for Enhanced Gender Responsive HIV Response in Nigeria'. The goal of this initiative was to strengthen institutional mechanisms for strategic integration of gender mainstreaming in the national, state level (5 states) and institutional response to HIV and AIDS in Nigeria. …

  3. National strategic framework on HIV and AIDS: 2017-2021

    The National HIV and AIDS Strategic Framework (NSF) 2017-2021 succeeds the National HIV and AIDS Strategic Framework 2010-2015 and the National HIV and AIDS Strategic Plan 2010-2015. This NSF was developed through a highly participatory and consultative process that involved a wide cross-section of stakeholders. Vision of the National Strategic Framework The vision of the NSF is “An AIDS-free Nigeria, with zero new infection, zero AIDS-related discrimination and stigma”. …

  4. Revised national HIV and AIDS strategic framework 2019-2021: Future directions for the HIV/AIDS response in Nigeria

    This Revised Strategic Framework is aimed at supporting the fast-tracking of our national AIDS response by urgently communicating the most essential new findings and providing renewed strategic guidance. It links our new strategic directions to important changes in the institutional and financial mechanisms supporting the AIDS response in our nation.

  5. Federal Republic of Nigeria national HIV and AIDS strategic plan 2017-2021

    Vision of the National Strategic Plan: The vision of the NSP is “An AIDS-free Nigeria, with zero new infection, zero AIDS-related discrimination and stigma”. Goal of the National Strategic Plan: The goal of the National Strategic Plan is to “Fast-track the national response towards ending AIDS in Nigeria by 2030”. …

  6. 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.

  7. Gender assessment of the national response to HIV/AIDS in Nigeria

    The assessment, aimed at understanding gender dynamics critical for successful implementation of HIV and AIDS programmes in Nigeria, is to complement the National Strategic Plan (NSP) 2010-2015. Findings will be used to strengthen and consolidate existing HIV and AIDS control efforts at all levels and contribute to the implementation of the NSP and PCRP (President's Comprehensive Response Plan for HIV/AIDS in Nigeria).

  8. 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.

  9. Scaling up comprehensive sexuality education in Nigeria: from national policy to nationwide application

    Nigeria is one of few countries that reports having translated national policies on school-based comprehensive sexuality education (CSE) into near-nationwide implementation. We analysed data using the World Health Organization-ExpandNet framework, which provides a systematic structure for planning and managing the scaling up of health innovations. We examined how Nigeria's nationwide programme was designed and executed. Since 2002, Nigeria has developed a well thought through strategy to scale up CSE. …

  10. 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.

  11. The National HIV and AIDS Monitoring and Evaluation Plan 2011-2016. The Nigeria National Response Information Management System (NNRIMS) Operational Plan II

    This M&E Plan is a companion document to the 2010 – 2015 National Strategic Framework (NSF) and National Strategic Plan (NSP). It targets all stakeholders involved in coordinating, implementing, and evaluating HIV related programs for people infected and affected by HIV/AIDS, in the general population, as well as the most at risk population. The national HIV/AIDS M&E Plan can be divided into two parts: Part A, the Conceptual Framework, lays the conceptual foundation for the M&E system, by providing a logical framework for organizing and prioritizing national efforts. …

  12. Nigeria National HIV/AIDS Response Review (NRR) 2001-2004

    The National Response Review of HIV and AIDS in Nigeria (NRR) in 2001 to 2004, is an end product of combined effort and support of various organizations and individuals. The NRR provided the basis for the development of the National Strategic Framework for HIV and AIDS (NSF) in Nigeria 2005 to 2009. Key findings are: - Prevention: Young people especially women below the age of 24 years are among the most vulnerable groups with HIV prevalence rates of 6%, higher the national average of 5%. …

  13. Guidelines for National M&E plan: HIC/AIDS NNRIMS Operational Plan

    The Nigerian National Response Information Management System (NNRIMS) was put in place to track the successes and challenges of strategic plans. This system has also undergone significant changes leading to the development of the NNRIMS Operational Plan (2007-2010). …

  14. National Strategic Framework 2010-2015: Policy context and considerations for the development of the NSF II

    This draft presents mains goals and objectives of the second National Strategic Frameword (NSF) against AIDS (2010-2015). The NSF II provides a common outline and infrastructure for developing the multisectoral National Strategic Plan (NSP). This process fosters the greatest potential to achieving effective control of the HIV epidemic by reducing new infections, providing equitable care and support for those infected and affected, and mitigating the impact of HIV/AIDS. The NSF defines objectifs and indicators in six thematic areas: 1. Behavior Change and Prevention of New HIV infections. 2. …

  15. National HIV/AIDS response review 2005-09

    An overview of the response to HIV and AIDS in Nigeria.

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