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  1. Factors associated with HIV infection among sexually experienced adolescents in Africa: a pooled data analysis

    The article examines the factors associated with HIV status among adolescents aged 15–19 years in 13 African countries. The data were derived from demographic and health surveys or AIDS indicator surveys conducted between 2004 and 2009. The levels of HIV prevalence among adolescents varied considerably across the countries. There was significantly higher HIV prevalence among female adolescents as compared with their male counterparts. For male adolescents, circumcision was the only variable significantly associated with HIV status. …

  2. Sierra Leone work place policy on HIV/AIDS action plan

    The goal of this action plan is to provide a framework that would ccontribute to the reduction of HIV/AIDS in the world of work and on its adverse consequences through the enhancement of workplace prevention, treatment and care interventions. By the end of 2012, the following objectives are to be achieved: 1. An enabling environment which promote workplace responses to HIV/AIDS would have been created; 2. Reduction in new HIV infections among Sierra Leonean workers through the promotion of workplace prevention programme to HIV/AIDS; 3. …

  3. Sierra Leone workplace policy on HIV/AIDS

    This policy will guide the national response to HIV/AIDS in the world of work. It is a framework for action at the workplace to reduce the spread of HIV/AIDS, to manage its impact and ensure the best possible outcomes for workers, employees and the nation in this context. …

  4. Report of the final joint review of the NSP 2006-2010

    The main objective of the Joint Programme Review of the National Strategic Plan 2006-2010 was provide recommendations that will guide the development of a new National HIV and AIDS Strategic Plan, new M&E Plan and an Operational Plan. To effectively achieve this objective, the review was done under the framework of a joint review aiming at collective responsibility, enhancing ownership and increasing the likelihood of using the review findings. Development partners (stakeholders) at all levels (national, district and lower levels) were actively involved throughout the entire review process. …

  5. Sierra Leone HIV modes of transmission study 2010

    This study is the outcome of close collaboration between UNAIDS and UNICEF, Sierra Leone Country Offices to support the Government of Sierra Leone to respond to the HIV epidemic in the country through the National AIDS Secretariat by initiating the UNAIDS Modes of Transmission model for Sierra Leone. The purpose of the model is to understand the sources of new HIV infections for better programme planning and support of programme pillars. …

  6. Report of the institutional review of the National AIDS Secretariat (NAS)

    The objective of the review was to identify strategies and environment that would enable National AIDS Council (NAC) and the National HIV/AIDS Secretariat (NAS) satisfy their mandates. The mandates of NAC being setting the national policy on HIV/AIDS and oversee the multisectoral coordination of the national response. NAS's mandate is to assist NAC fulfil its mandate by providing coordination and administrative support without involvement in implementation of HIV/AIDS activities. …

  7. Adolescents' knowledge, attitude and practice concerning HIV/AIDS in Sierra-Leone : Survey Report

    The key objective of the survey was to ascertain adolescents HIV/AIDS knowledge, attitude and practice, determine their access to the media in so far as getting vital information on HIV/AIDS, and ascertain their acceptance and credibility of the information they receive. The responses were to be analyzed by differentials of age, sex and spatial variations. …

  8. The Prevention and Control of HIV and AIDS Act, 2007

    An Act to provide for the prevention, management and control of HIV and AIDS, for the treatment, counseling, support and care of persons infected with, affected by or at risk of HIV and AIDS infection and for other related matters.

  9. Sierra Leone HIV/AIDS response project (SHARP) 2002-2006. Community and civil society initiatives (CCSI). Operations Manual (Detailed Guidelines)

    In West Africa, this disease is also spreading at an alarming rate. The situation in Sierra Leone is not as bad as elsewhere but the rate of increase each year is alarming. The Government of Sierra Leone is taking immediate action to curtail the spread of HIV/AIDS in the country. One of these actions is the HIV/AIDS Response Project or SHARP. SHARP is designed to have four major components : Capacity Building and Policy Development, Multi-Sectoral Responses for HIV/AIDS Prevention and Care, Health Sector Responses, Community and Civil Society Initiatives (CCSI). …

  10. Multisectoral responses to HIV/AIDS

    HIV/AIDS is a crisis that expands beyond the health sector and will soon touch everyone in Africa. It is a development problem that defies easy answers and routine solutions. Therefore, creativity, synergy, and collaboration from all sectors of society are required to find solutions to mitigate and prevent the expansion of the epidemic.Many organizations working in Africa, particularly those not involved in health, have been feeling the effects of HIV/AIDS on their programs and asked USAID for some guidance in how to address these complicated issues. …

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