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  1. Botswana AIDS Impact Survey III (BAIS III) 2008: stats brief preliminary results

    The 2008 Botswana AIDS Impact Survey III (BAIS III) data yielded a national HIV prevalence rate of 17.6 percent; the gender disparity disfavours females with 20.4 percent while males had 14.2. Residentially, Urban Villages have become the least infected (16.6 percent) while Towns remain the most infected at 22.1 percent. Incidence rate for the country was at 2.9 percent, and that of males and females were 2.3 and 3.5 percent respectively. This Stats Brief documents some of the BAIS III, 2008, results. Data collection was undertaken from the 15th July to 22 October 2008. …

  2. We can empower young people to protect themselves from HIV. Joint Action for Results, UNAIDS Outcome Framework: Business Case 2009-2011

    The Joint Action for Results: UNAIDS Outcome Framework, 2009-2011 represents a new and more focused commitment to the HIV response and serves as a platform to move towards UNAIDS' vision of zero new HIV-infections, zero discrimination, and zero AIDS-related deaths. It commits the UNAIDS Secretariat and Cosponsors to leverage their respective organizational mandates and resources to work collectively to deliver results.The Outcome Framework focuses on ten priority areas, each of which represents a pivotal component of the AIDS response. …

  3. Viet Nam HIV/AIDS Estimates and Projection 2007 - 2012

    To support HIV/AIDS program planning, the Ministry of Health has carried out HIV/AIDS estimates and projections since 2003 based on recommendations of the UN Reference Group on Estimates, Modeling and Projections. In 2007 and 2008, the Viet Nam Administration of HIV/AIDS Control (VAAC) in the Ministry of Health collaborated with national and international partners to conduct a second round of Estimates and Projections in Viet Nam in 2007-2008, which optimized the use of existing data to obtain updated HIV epidemiologic data. …

  4. An In-Depth Analysis of HIV Prevalence in Ghana: Further Analysis of Demographic and Health Surveys Data

    This report presents findings from a further analysis study undertaken as part of the follow-up to the 2003 Ghana Demographic and Health Survey (GDHS). ORC Macro provided technical assistance for the project. Funding was provided by the USAID. This report is part of the MEASURE DHS program, which is designed to collect, analyze, and disseminate data on fertility, family planning, maternal and child health, nutrition, and HIV/AIDS. …

  5. Concurrent Sexual Partnerships and HIV Infection: Evidence from National Population-Based Surveys

    Knowing the prevalence and correlates of multiple and concurrent sexual partnerships is important for understanding the dynamics of HIV transmission, and thus for developing effective prevention interventions. This study takes advantage of self-reported data on sexual partnerships and biomarker data on HIV serostatus that have been collected in recent years from adult women and men (age 15-49) by nationally representative Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS) and AIDS Indicator Surveys (AIS). …

  6. ICMH Report: Knowledge, Attitudes, Beliefs and Practices Survey

    The survey grew out of a concern about the impact of rapid social change on life and health in Albania and in particular its possible consequences for HIV/AIDS. The survey used the Knowledge, Attitudes, Beliefs and Practices (KABP) approach developed by Dr Manuel Carballo and colleagues in the WHO Global Programme on AIDS in 1988. Since that time KABP surveys have gone on to be used in a variety of forms in many parts of the world, and have been especially applied to health and health-related behavior

  7. Estimates and Projections of the Impact of HIV/AIDS in Namibia

    The report presents understanding of Namibia's HIV/AIDS epidemic as well as future trends. The projections indicate that a substantial amount of work is needed in responding to the HIV epidemic. The results of the models suggest that estimated adult (ages 15-49) HIV prevalence in 2007/08 was 15.4 percent. Despite stabilizing HIV prevalence, the number of people living with HIV will continue to increase as the total population size in that age range grows. In 2007/08 approximately 204,000 people were living with HIV while in 2012/13 this value is predicted to be 247,000 people.

  8. UNAIDS Outlook 2010

    Ahead of the XVIII International AIDS Conference to be held in Vienna from 18-23 July, UNAIDS has launched its OUTLOOK Report 2010 in Geneva. Key findings: The new UNAIDS Outlook report outlines a radically simplified HIV treatment platform called Treatment 2.0 that could decrease the number of AIDS-related deaths drastically and could also greatly reduce the number of new HIV infections. Evidence shows that new HIV infections among young people, in the 15 countries most affected by HIV, are dropping significantly as young people embrace safer sexual behaviours. …

  9. Situation de la lutte contre le VIH au Burundi

    Cette enquête commanditée par le Réseau Burundais des Personnes vivant avec le VIH/SIDA (RBP+) a pour objet l'établissement d'un point sur la situation de la lutte contre le Sida au Burundi du 1er octobre 2007 au 30 novembre 2008. Elle identifie l'ensemble des centres de dépistage volontaire (CDV), dont la répartition est déséquilibrée au profit des centres urbains. Quoi qu'il en soit, la couverture géographique reste critique. La prévention de la transmission de la mère à l'enfant (PTME) est largement déficiente. …

  10. Characterizing the HIV/AIDS epidemic in the Middle East and North Africa: time for strategic action

    Despite a fair amount of progress on understanding human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) epidemiology globally, the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region is the only region where knowledge of the epidemic continues to be very limited, and subject to much controversy. This report addresses this dearth of strategic information on HIV infections in MENA through a joint effort of the World Bank, the MENA Regional Support Team (RST) of the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), and the Eastern Mediterranean Regional Office (EMRO) of the World Health Organization (WHO). …

  11. HIV in the Middle East

    HIV in the Middle East is a short article written by C. Makhlouf Obermeyer from the Department of HIV/AIDS of the WHO in Geneva, Switzerland, in 2006. It summarizes what is known about the HIV epidemic in the Middle East and north Africa region and examines the extent to which lower prevalence can be attributed to cultural factors, particularly those related to the practice of Islam and gender. …

  12. A public sector workforce HIV prevalence survey: a researcher's toolkit

    Over time, it has become apparent that the HIV/AIDS epidemic is adversely affecting the South African population. Public servants are responsible for providing services to all sectors of society. In the same way that educators are critical to the schooling of South Africa's youth, health workers are critical to the implementation of a successful public health response to the HIV/AIDS epidemic in South Africa, and yet public servants may be as susceptible to this epidemic as the general population. …

  13. National AIDS spending assessment (NASA): classification and definitions

    This document presents the classification to produce National AIDS Spending Assessments (NASA), which was designed for tracking resources of the national responses to the HIV epidemic.

  14. La situación del VIH/SIDA en Costa Rica

    La Situación del VIH/SIDA en Costa Rica propone hacer un recorrido rápido por las diferentes dimensiones que describen la epidemia en el país. La publicación se estructura en dos partes: la situación epidemiológica del VIH/SIDA y la respuesta social de Costa Rica al VIH/SIDA. La discusión sobre la situación de la epidemiológica se apoya sobre todo en la estadística que ofrecen el Ministerio de Salud (MS) y otras fuentes, desde que se registraron los primeros casos de SIDA en el país hasta la actualidad. …

  15. El temor y desinformación sobre el sida prevalecen entre la población Chimalteca

    La situación del VIH/SIDA en Chimaltenango (Guatemala). Los problemas de cobertura y seguimiento de los casos, y las medidas para informar a la población y tratar a quienes viven con VIH.

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