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  1. Gender-based violence initiative synthesis report

    In 2015, AIDSFree conducted a review of the PEPFAR Gender-Based Violence Initiative (GBVI) in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Mozambique, and Tanzania. The $55 million, three-year, interagency initiative integrated GBV prevention and response into existing HIV prevention, care, and treatment programs at health facility, community, and policy levels. …

  2. A comparative analysis of national HIV policies in six African countries with generalized epidemics

    Objective: To compare national human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) policies influencing access to HIV testing and treatment services in six sub-Saharan African countries. Methods: We reviewed HIV policies as part of a multi-country study on adult mortality in sub-Saharan Africa. A policy extraction tool was developed and used to review national HIV policy documents and guidelines published in Kenya, Malawi, South Africa, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania and Zimbabwe between 2003 and 2013. Key informant interviews helped to fill gaps in findings. …

  3. Ministerial Commitment on comprehensive sexuality education and sexual and reproductive health services for adolescents and young people in Eastern and Southern African (ESA)

    On December 7, 2013, ministers and their representatives from 21 countries in Eastern and Southern Africa came together to endorse and adopt the UN commitment for Eastern and Southern Africa with its recommendations for bold action in response to HIV and the education/health challenges experienced by young people. Recognising the urgency of the situation facing young people, education and health ministers have now committed to addressing young people's realities by ramping up sexuality education and health services in their countries.

  4. Tanzania third national multi-sectoral strategic framework for HIV and AIDS (2013/14 - 2017/18)

    The Third National Multi-Sectoral Strategic Framework for Mainland Tanzania 2013/14-17/18 (NMSF III) provides a common understanding for all HIV and AIDS stakeholders and reflects current normative guidance in the national response effort. Development of the NMSF III has incorporated the evaluations of the previous NMSF II (2008-2012) and recent epidemiological analyses of HIV in Tanzania. …

  5. Gender operational plan for the HIV response in Tanzania Mainland

    The vision of this Operational Plan is ‘Tanzania is united in its efforts to reduce the spread of HIV and provide the best available care for women, men, girls and boys infected with or affected by the virus.’ Its mission is 'Guiding and safeguarding the intensification and scaling up of gender sensitive quality HIV & AIDS prevention, care, treatment, support and impact mitigation programs and interventions within a framework of a well-coordinated national multisectoral response programme led by Central Governments, anchored at the Local Government Authorities, rooted in communities and active …

  6. 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. …

  7. Public expenditure review, 2011 HIV and AIDS Tanzania Mainland

    The main objective of the HIV and AIDS Public Expenditure Review (PER) 2011 is to assess expenditures on HIV and AIDS activities by the public and private sectors in Tanzania. This includes an identification of gaps and recommendations on measures for ensuring a more effective contribution to the National Multisectoral Strategic Framework 2008–2012 (NMSF) and ways to enhance and explore public and private sector contributions to the HIV and AIDS response.

  8. Zanzibar national multisectoral HIV monitoring and evaluation system operational framework 2005/6 - 2008/9. Volume 1 + Volume 2

    The goal of Zanzibar’s National Multisectoral HIV Monitoring and Evaluation System is to enable ZAC and its partners to monitor the spread and impact of the epidemic in Zanzibar, to monitor the efficiency of the national response to HIV, and to evaluate the effectiveness of the national response to HIV, using relevant and accurate HIV data for use in planning effective interventions. This would result in an evidence based multisectoral approach towards planning for the interventions against HIV. …

  9. Zanzibar national HIV strategic plan II (ZNSP-II) 2011-2016

    The Zanzibar National HIV Strategic Plan 2011-2016 (ZNSP-II) has been formulated to guide the national HIV response and builds on the efforts and achievements of the ZNSP-I (2005-2009). The goal of ZNSP-II is to: i) prevent the spread of HIV in Zanzibar; ii) to mitigate the associated ill health (morbidity), socio-economic and psychosocial impact of the HIV epidemic on individuals, their families and communities, the key populations in Zanzibar and the whole nation; and iii) provide access to care and treatment for all eligible PLHIV. …

  10. 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. …

  11. National multisectoral HIV prevention strategy 2009-2012: towards achieving Tanzania without HIV

    The NMSF II's HIV Prevention Strategic Objectives: 1. Empower young people with knowledge and skills to dialogue about sexuality; adopt attitudes and practices that protect against HIV infection. 2. Reduce risk of infection among those most vulnerable due to gender inequality, sexual abuse, and socio-cultural factors. 3. Increase the proportion of public, private, and informal sector enterprises developing and implementing comprehensive workplace interventions with attention to mobile workers. 4. …

  12. Zanzibar national HIV/AIDS policy

    The goals of the Zanzibar HIV/AIDS Policy are to: Prevent new HIV infections in the population; Treat, care for and support those who are infected; Mitigate the impact of HIV and AIDS on the social and economic status of individuals, families, communities of all those living in Zanzibar; and Enhance the institutional capacity/key implementers' capacity to develop/implement HIV/AIDS interventions with gender and human rights approaches.

  13. Costing of Tanzania's national multi-sectoral strategic framework (NMSF) on HIV and AIDS 2008-2012 process report

    The report covers the costing of the National Multi-Sectoral Framework (2008-2012) under four themes namely; enabling environment; care, treatment and support, prevention and impact mitigation including monitoring, evaluation and research; organizational and institutional arrangements of the implementation of the national response at central, regional and LGAs levels; financial, human and technical resource framework of the response; and operationalization and implementations of the strategic framework.

  14. Regional integrated multisectoral strategic plan for HIV and AIDS 2008-2012. Vol. 1

    This strategic plan has the following objectives: 1. To enhance the institutional capacity of the EAC Secretariat so as to secure effective implementation of regional and national responses to HIV and AIDS; 2. To mainstream HIV and AIDS in the EAC Organs, institutions and Sectors; 3. To improve the effectiveness of interventions through the harmonisation of EAC Member States' HIV&AIDS protocols, policies, plans, strategies, and legislation; 4. …

  15. Health sector HIV and AIDS strategic plan (HSHSP) 2008-2012

    This Health Sector HIV and AIDS Strategic Plan is the contribution of the Health sector to the overall National Multisectoral Strategic Framework (NMSF-2008-2012). The theme of the HSHSP is "universal access to preventive, care, treatment and support services". …

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