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  1. Decision Point La Francophonie: No New HIV Infections, No one Denied Treatement

    In June 2011, world leaders unanimously adopted the UN General Assembly Political Declaration on AIDS that laid out ambitious targets for the global HIV response. While the International Organisation of La Francophonie (IOF) has made considerable progress towards these targets, its member countries are characterized by marked variations in access to treatment and prevention services as well as inadequate funding from both international and domestic sources. …

  2. AIDSTAR-One/USAID skills building workshop in West Africa: Key findings for guiding programming for most-at-risk populations in mixed epidemic settings

    AIDSTAR-One, in collaboration with the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) West Africa Regional Health Office in Accra, Ghana, and supported by the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief, facilitated a workshop held May 2–3, 2012, in support of regional HIV prevention activities. …

  3. Sub-regional workshop on support for the movement of teachers infected and/or affected by HIV and AIDS in West and Central Africa: Report on workshop proceedings

    In West and Central Africa (WCA), teachers are among the most vulnerable since they are seen as role models in the community. HIV & AIDS increase the morbidity and the mortality of already inadequate number of teachers within the education sector. HIV & AIDS-related stigma and discrimination are persistent among teachers in the region. …

  4. Report on sub-regional workshop for positive teachers and educational workers

    In recognition of the devastating impact of HIV and AIDS on its constituents: teachers, nonteaching staff and learners and the role education could play as an effective tool in the prevention of and mitigation of HIV and AIDS on the infected and affected, the Ministry of Education established the HIV & AIDS Secretariat in 2002. A number of interventions have been undertaken within the Sector as its contribution towards the national aspiration of preventing HIV infection and providing care and support for those infected. …

  5. Transitioning care, support, and treatment services for adolescents living with HIV: Regional Technical Consultation Report, February 7–10, 2012, Gaborone, Botswana

    Advances in antiretroviral therapy (ART) and improved health services mean that increasing numbers of children infected with HIV perinatally will survive into adulthood. …

  6. Global Consultation on Strengthening the Health Sector Response to Care, Support, Treatment and Prevention for Young People Living with HIV

    The overarching objective of the consultation was to review and synthesize the experiences of young people living with HIV and health workers responsible for providing services for them, including the identification of gaps and obstacles in the provision and use of services, in order to offer practical recommendations on how to improve the health sector response. …

  7. Positive health, dignity and prevention. Technical consultation report

    This report presents the key points and recommendations that emerged over the course of a two-day international technical consultation on positive prevention held in Hammamet, Tunisia on 27-28 April 2009. …

  8. Challenges in developing HIV positive teachers networks/groups

    This paper was presented at a consultation on supporting teachers living with HIV. The association 'Tanzania Positive Teachers' Initiatives' (TAPOTI) presents the challenges it will have to face, and gives recommendations to find solutions to each problem.

  9. Strengthening care and support services in the era of treatment: Symposium report, 22-23 November 2005, Johannesburg, South Africa

    In response to a growing call from program managers and researchers in South Africa to engage in a dialogue with policymakers and donors about strengthening care and support services in the era of treatment, the Horizons Program organized a one-and-a-half day symposium on 22-23 November 2005 in Johannesburg. The symposium was designed to review current research and field experiences in order to identify ways to strengthen care and support programs, and to link them with treatment services. It also aimed to identify research, program, and policy gaps and priorities. …

  10. Towards the creation of strategic partnerships: improving access to drugs for HIV/AIDS: report of a consultative meeting, Geneva, 30 June - 2 July 1997

    This is a report of a meeting of people living with HIV/AIDS, NGOs, national AIDS programme managers and UN representatives. Questions deliberated include: What are the current and future issues relating to access to drugs for HIV/AIDS at country and global levels? What partnerships should be created at country level to address these issues? What should be the nature and scope of these partnerships at country level? What should the UN do at global and country level to support these partnerships?

  11. Report of UNICEF's Project to Expand Programming for Families and Children Affected by HIV/AIDS, January 1998 to December 1999.

    This report discusses the UNICEF project to expand programming for families and children affected by HIV/AIDS. The project had six objectives: to develop top management commitment and capacity; to mobilise field support; to initiate country programming or bring to scale; to prepare technical issues papers and global advocacy report; to build international and national advocacy on the issue; and to build sustainable data collection mechanisms.

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