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  1. Effective laws to end HIV and AIDS: Next steps for parliaments

    With the global AIDS response becoming increasingly hampered by the criminalization of key populations, this study aims to encourage and assist parliamentary scrutiny of legislation that impedes effective HIV interventions. It highlights the various processes in selected parliaments that led to the adoption of laws with a positive impact on the AIDS response. Although such outcomes were not always easy to achieve, they were mainly the result of inspired leadership by parliamentarians able to overcome the moral obstacles that had stifled socially sensitive issues in political debate.

  2. Legal protections against HIV-related human rights violations: Experiences and lessons learned from national HIV laws in Asia and the Pacific

    This report is a direct follow-up to Global Commission on HIV and the Law: Risks, Rights and Health (July 2012) and the Asia-Pacific Regional Dialogue of the Global Commission on HIV and the Law convened in Bangkok in February 2011. This study identifies the laws that states of Asia and the Pacific have put in place to provide legal protections against HIV-related human rights violations and the lessons learned from implementation and enforcement. …

  3. HIV and sexually transmitted infections in the Western Pacific region 2000-2010

    The countries in the Western Pacific Region have made good progress in reducing the transmission of HIV and providing services to people living with HIV (PLHIV). However, challenges remain and there are important gaps to be filled. This report documents the achievements and challenges of the health sector’s response to the HIV epidemic in the Region over the past decade. It identifies best practices and important opportunities to further reduce the number of new infections, and prolong and improve the quality of life of people living with HIV in the Western Pacific Region. …

  4. Capacity development matters: a practical guide

    This booklet is a practical guide on what capacity development is and how we are applying it in UNFPA. The first chapter provides an overview of capacity development and some basic definitions; the second highlights examples of practice in action from the field; and the third consists of a series of tools and resources that we have considered useful when developing and implementing capacity development programmes. This guide is primarily meant for UNFPA technical and programme staff but may also serve other United Nations (UN) agencies, partner organizations and Member States.

  5. Mongolia - Joint United Nations Programme on AIDS 2007 - 2011 Report

    This report provides an overview of the work of the UNTG on AIDS between 2007 and 2011, highlighting the key achievements in the various areas of UN work in HIV/AIDS in Mongolia. …

  6. National strategy to respond to HIV/AIDS in Mongolia

    This document describes the national strategy to respond to HIV and AIDS in Mongolia. It is centred around the following themes: stregthening legal coordination and professional management; introducing HIV/AIDS/STI sentinel surveillance, stregthening diagnostic and treatment capacity and creating client friendly environment; promoting low risk behaviour and HIV/AIDS/STI prevention practices among the population.

  7. Mongolian National Strategic Plan on HIV, AIDS and STIs 2010-2015

    The Mongolian National Strategic Plan on HIV, AIDS and STIs 2010-2015 (NSP) constitutes a comprehensive national strategic plan to address the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) and Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) till the year of 2015. This plan provides strategic direction and guidance for the national response, including a way forward on coordinating activities, mobilizing resources and sustaining positive impacts in the long term. …

  8. Comprehensive Review of the National Response to HIV and STIs in Mongolia

    The review aims to evaluate the impact, effectiveness and adequacy of the national response to HIV, AIDS and STIs over the past six years (2003-2008) and provide recommendations for improving the programmatic and technical aspects of HIV/AIDS/STIs prevention, care and treatment.

  9. Law on prevention of human immunodeficiency virus infection, and acquired immune deficiency syndrome

    The purpose of this Law shall be to define the powers of the state bodies and local self-administrative organisations, responsibilities of the health organisations, medical doctors and health workers, rights and responsibilities of citizens, and people infected by the human immunodeficiency virus infection and acquired immune deficiency syndrome, regarding the prevention of and the fight against the human immunodeficiency virus Infection and acquired immune deficiency syndrome; and to regulate the relations with regard to the implementation of the above mentioned powers, responsibilities and r …

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