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  1. A post-2015 development agenda: Lessons from governance of HIV responses in Asia and the Pacific

    The purpose of this report is to describe experiences and lessons learned from governance of HIV responses in Asia and the Pacific to inform discussions and debates regarding the post-2015 development agenda. Chapter 1 includes: an overview of progress towards achievement of the MDGs (Millennium Development Goals) and HIV epidemic trends and in Asia and the Pacific; key features of democratic governance incorporated into HIV responses in Asia and the Pacific; and ongoing governance challenges for HIV responses in the region. …

  2. National AIDS Spending Assessment 2009-2010 - NASA III (2009-2010)

    The National AIDS Authority (NAA), as part of its mandate to monitor and evaluate the national response to HIV and AIDS in Cambodia, conducted the third National AIDS Spending Assessment (NASA III) in early 2011. The assessment covered 2009 and 2010, and together with data obtained in the two previous NASA rounds, has allowed for analysis of trends in resource flows from 2006 to 2010. …

  3. The financial resource for the comprehensive and multi-sectoral response to HIV/AIDS III (2011-2015) in Cambodia

    This report presents the summary of the costs of Cambodia’s National Strategic Plan for a Comprehensive and Multisectoral Response to HIV/AIDS (NSP III) for the period 2011-2015 as well as an estimation of the resources that will be available and an analysis of the forecasted financing gap. The report also explains how data was collected on the resources available and summarizes the methodology used in the estimation of the resources needed as well as its main limitations.

  4. Effective laws to end HIV and AIDS: Next steps for parliaments

    With the global AIDS response becoming increasingly hampered by the criminalization of key populations, this study aims to encourage and assist parliamentary scrutiny of legislation that impedes effective HIV interventions. It highlights the various processes in selected parliaments that led to the adoption of laws with a positive impact on the AIDS response. Although such outcomes were not always easy to achieve, they were mainly the result of inspired leadership by parliamentarians able to overcome the moral obstacles that had stifled socially sensitive issues in political debate.

  5. Legal protections against HIV-related human rights violations: Experiences and lessons learned from national HIV laws in Asia and the Pacific

    This report is a direct follow-up to Global Commission on HIV and the Law: Risks, Rights and Health (July 2012) and the Asia-Pacific Regional Dialogue of the Global Commission on HIV and the Law convened in Bangkok in February 2011. This study identifies the laws that states of Asia and the Pacific have put in place to provide legal protections against HIV-related human rights violations and the lessons learned from implementation and enforcement. …

  6. Human Rights Protections for Sexual Minorities in Insular Southeast Asia: Issues and Implications for Effective HIV Prevention

    This desk review examines the human rights situation for sexual minorities in six countries in insular Southeast Asia, namely Brunei Darussalam, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore and Timor-Leste. It considers domestic laws and practices, as well as the international human rights instruments and obligations that each country is signatory. It concludes with recommendations to improve the rights framework in the sub-region so that HIV prevention and health programmes can be more accessible and responsive to the needs of sexual minorities.

  7. Notice of the State Council on further strengthening HIV/AIDS response

    This document describes the steps the further enhance HIV and AIDS prevention and control and effectively contain the spread of HIV.

  8. HIV/AIDS Decree 2011 (Decree No. 5 of 2011)

    This decree covers discrimination and other unlawful acts, and counselling, testing, reporting and confidentiality.

  9. The national strategic plan for comprehensive and multi-sectoral response to HIV/AIDS III (2011-2015) in Cambodia

    The overall goals of NSP III are: 1) To reduce the number of new HIV infections through scaled targeted prevention; and 2) To provide care and support to people living with and affected by HIV and AIDS; and 3) To alleviate the socioeconomic and human impact of AIDS on the individual, family, community and society. …

  10. Decree of the State Council of the People's Republic of China No. 457: regulations on AIDS prevention and treatment

    These Regulations are formulated in accordance with the law of the PRC on the Prevention and Treatment of Infectious Diseases for the purpose of ensuring human and public health, preventing and controlling the occurrence and epidemic of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS).

  11. The Law on Prevention and Control Of HIV/AIDS

    This Law was passed on June 29, 2006, by the XIth National Assembly of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, the 9th session. Law No. 64/2006/QH11. Pursuant to the 1992 Constitution of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, which was amended and supplemented under December 25, 2001 Resolution No. 51/2001/QH10 of the XIth National Assembly at its 10th session; This Law provides for HIV/AIDS prevention and control.

  12. Government's decree N° 108/2007/ND-CP of June 26, 2007, detailing the implementation of a number of articles of the law on HIV/AIDS prevention and control

    This Decree provides in detail the implementation of Clause 2, Article 21, Clause 2 of Article 23, Clause 3 of Article 28, Clause 4 of Article 39, and Clause 5 of Article 41 of the Law on HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control, regarding: Implementation of harm reduction intervention measures in the prevention of HIV transmission; Management, distribution and use of HIV drugs; Care for abandoned HIV-infected children, HIV-infected persons who have nobody to rely on or have no working capacity; and the setting up of non-public establishments for caring for HIV-infected persons; Integration of HIV/AIDS …

  13. Law on prevention of human immunodeficiency virus infection, and acquired immune deficiency syndrome

    The purpose of this Law shall be to define the powers of the state bodies and local self-administrative organisations, responsibilities of the health organisations, medical doctors and health workers, rights and responsibilities of citizens, and people infected by the human immunodeficiency virus infection and acquired immune deficiency syndrome, regarding the prevention of and the fight against the human immunodeficiency virus Infection and acquired immune deficiency syndrome; and to regulate the relations with regard to the implementation of the above mentioned powers, responsibilities and r …

  14. HIV/AIDS management and prevention act 2003

    The HIV/AIDS Management and Prevention Act 2003 was passed in 2003; its main purpose is to manage and provide avenues towards prevention and spread of HIV/AIDS. The objectives of the act are : 1. protect the privacy; liberty and mobility rights of persons infected or affected by HIV/AIDS; 2. provide an atmosphere where persons are encouraged to go in for voluntary testing and post-test counseling and support services; 3. prevents mandatory HIV testing; 4. safeguards confidentiality; 5. empowers an affected person to seek redress from the Courts; 6. …

  15. The Mid-Long term plan of HIV/AIDS prevention and control in China (1998-2010)

    The government of China presents in this document his mid-long term plan of HIV/AIDS prevention and control. This one analyses the situation and enacts the guiding principles, the goals and objectives and the ways of acting of such a plan.

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