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This booklet provides statements on specific topics to facilitate discussion among stakeholders in Asia and the Pacific on issues affecting key populations vulnerable to HIV infection. These are: 1. Injecting drug users; 2. Sex workers and their clients; 3. Men who have sex with men; 4. Young people and children; 5. Mobile populations; 6. People living with HIV; 7. Children orphaned and affected by AIDS; 8. Women.
The main platform for HIV/AIDS work in the coming years is the National Strategic Plan For Comprehensive and Multisectoral Response to HIV/AIDS 2006-2010 (NSP II). The approach outlined in NSP II includes seven strategies (Prevention; Comprehensive care and support; Impact mitigation; Effective leadership; Supportive legal and public policy environment; Increased information for policy makers and programme planners through monitoring, evaluation and research; Increased, sustainable and equitably allocated resources). …
The AIDS pandemic has gained momentum during the past quarter century, expanding to all regions of the world. AIDS affects both the rich and the poor, but the hardest-hit countries are among the poorest in the world. Unless more vigorous actions are undertaken to combat the disease and its effects, the HIV/AIDS epidemic portends a grim future for many countries, especially the poorest countries. The report concludes that the most effective approach to thwarting the HIV/AIDS epidemic is to implement a combination of strategies that reduce risks, diminish vulnerability and mitigate impact.
This is the sixth NHDR produced since 1998. The theme of the 2007 edition is the HIV and AIDS pandemic. The report looks carefully at general status of HIV and AIDS in Mozambique, its different facets and causes, its historical evolution, how it is regarded by society and its potential impact on the public and private sectors. The report finds that HIV and AIDS are exacerbating the problems of poverty, malnutrition, low educational levels and gender disparities, thus threatening the attainment of the MDGs as well as slowing growth and development.
As the epidemic grows there is need to improve services and promote the protection of women and girls. Therefore the Ministry of Women's and Veterans' Affairs places prevention, care, support and protection of women and the girl child on the agenda for policy makers and service providers through the National Policy on Women, Girls and HIV/AIDS.
Several countries bordering Viet Nam have experienced rapid increases in HIV infection rates in the last few years. During the 1990s, the HIV/AIDS epidemic also expanded quickly in Viet Nam. As of April 2003, Viet Nam had recorded 64,801 people infected with HIV, although estimates put the figure more realistically between 150,000 to 200,000. …
La mise en oeuvre de la stratégie nationale de lutte contre le VIH/SIDA/IST pour la période 2006-2010 sera guidée par les principes directeurs ci-après:le renforcement du cadre institutionnel de coordination dans le respect des «Three Ones» ; la consolidation de l'approche multisectorielle et décentralisée de la lutte contre le VIH/SIDA/IST ; l'accélération de la prévention de la transmission des IST et du VIH/SIDA ; l'accès universel aux traitements et aux soins pour les PVVIH ; la prise en charge globale des personnes infectées et affectées ;l'élaboration et la mise en oeuvre de programmes n …
This is a report of a symposium on the status and trends of the HIV/AIDS epidemic in the world. The symposium was organized in France by the Monitoring the AIDS Pandemic Network. It aimed to foster the exchange of information on status and trends for use by international, national and local bodies. The main topics covered include: 1)the state of the epidemic in 1998; 2)migration and HIV/AIDS; 3)inequities in care and support for those infected with and affected by HIV/AIDS; 4)mother-to-child transmission; 5)HIV transmission in the health care setting; 6)AIDS orphans; 7)interaction between tuberculosis and HIV/AIDS programmes; and 8)general recommendations.
This is a report of a symposium on the status and trends of the HIV/AIDS epidemic in the world that was organised by Monitoring the AIDS Pandemic Network. The intend was to derive information on status and trends that can be used by international, national and local bodies. The topics covered include: 1) the status of the epidemic (as of 1998); 2) migration and HIV/AIDS; 3) inequities in care and support for those infected with and affected by HIV/AIDS; 4) mother-to-child transmission; 5) HIV/AIDS transmission in the health care setting; 6) AIDS orphans; 7) interaction between tuberculosis and HIV/AIDS programmes; and 8) general recommendations.