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  1. Level and flow of national and international resources for the response to HIV/AIDS, 1996-1997

    This study offers a baseline upon which to build a monitoring system for national and international HIV/AIDS financing. It also highlights a series of issues that need to be addressed in the development of such a monitoring system.

  2. Reaching regional consensus on improved behavioral and sero-surveillance for HIV: report from a regional conference in East Africa

    Ce rapport rend compte de l'atelier régional sur la surveillance du VIH organisé à Nairobi, Kenya du 10 au 13 février 1997. Des épidémiologistes, des responsables de programmes sur le SIDA et des spécialistes des sciences sociales y ont pris part. Les participants ont identifié les principales faiblesses des systèmes de surveillance actuels, fait des recommandations pour améliorer ces systèmes dans des domaines précis du suivi et de la collecte de données. Ils ont aussi démontré : 1. L'importance de la collecte de données sur le comportement pour renforcer les données épidémiologiques, 2. De la Production de plans d'action intégrant les conclusions de l'atelier en activités de surveillance à l'échelle nationale et 3. Du renforcement d'un partenariat effectif entre les épidémiologistes et les spécialistes du comportement dans les pays d'Afrique de l'Est.

  3. A measure of succes in Uganda : the value of monitoring both HIV prevalence and sexual behavior

    This brochure discusses the tools used to track trends in HIV/AIDS and sexual behaviour in Uganda. It attempts to demonstrate links between the two.

  4. The status and trends of the HIV/AIDS epidemics in the world: Provisional report, Geneva, Switzerland, June 26, 1998

    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.

  5. HIV Surveillance and data availability

    This power point presentaion looks at how HIV data can be used to measure HIV prevalence and incidence, AIDS prevalence and incidence and mortality. It also looks at how models can be used to understand the epidemic and its impact. Various graphical illustrations and data from Rwanda, South Africa, Zambia and Kenya are shown.

  6. Monitoring and Evaluation Sub Group ("D") OVC Think Tank: Masiye Camp Zimbabwe August 2001

    This paper describes the monitoring and evaluation strategies suggested for Masiye Camp. It discusses the use of sample indicators and further recommendations in the context of the culture and community aspects and the criteria for te PSS Programmes in the Region for existing and new programmes.

  7. Assessing the impact of HIV/AIDS on the education sector

    This is a proposal clarifying the terms of reference and methodologies used in a study of the impacts of HIV/AIDS on the education sector. The paper looks at understanding the impacts of HIV/AIDS on society and issues of relevance to human resource development in south Africa; internal, or side supply-side, impact and external, or demand-side, impact.

  8. What Can We Do to Make a Difference?: Situation Analysis Concerning Children and Families Affected by Aids

    This article discusses the importance of situation analysis in the process of formulating interventions for children and families affected by HIV/AIDS. The argument is that for interventions to be effective and resources to be well used, it is essential that interventions are developed with a clear understanding of the factors which are most significant and how they relate to each other in causing or mitigating problems. It is well argued how situation analysis and ongoing monitoring are essental to planning and implementing effective interventions.

  9. Prevention: Lessons learned about school based approaches to reducing HIV/AIDS related risk

    Provides an overview of lessons learned for school based approaches to reducing HIV/AIDS related risk. Centres on youth-centred, integrated approach that includes sound monitoring and evaluation. Quality of Learner: Begin programmes by understanding what is known about HIV/AIDS and focus on understanding relevant risks to the population. Quality of Content: Using social learning theories to guide programme development will increase both positive individual health promoting behaviours as well as changing and supporting positive group social norms. …

  10. Setting priorities for research, analysis and information dissemination on HIV/AIDS, STIs, and Tuberculosis in Africa

    This strategic framework highlights the areas in which knowledge gaps and research information needs exist in Africa's fight against the HIV/AIDS pandemic. It seeks to prioritize these needs so as to optimize the use of research funds in the development of higher impact interventions, effective service delivery systems and better monitoring and evaluation.

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