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  1. School health nutrition and HIV and AIDS policy

    The aim of this School Health and Nutrition and HIV Prevention is to promote and facilitate the implementation of health and nutrition programming and HIV Prevention throughout the education sector in Guyana. This policy applies to all students, teachers, non-teaching staff, managers, employers, and other providers of education and training in all public and private, formal and non-formal educational institutions and in all parts of the education sector of Guyana.

  2. Education sector simplified policy on school health, nutrition and HIV&AIDS

    This booklet is a simplification of Guyana's Education Sector Policy on School Health, Nutrition and HIV& AIDS. It was designed for students, teachers, managers, employers, and other providers of education and training in educational institutions in Guyana. The booklet is intended to be an easy-to-use education and reference tool for Guyana's education sector – both formal and informal, and public and private. Its simplified content will allow for easier assimilation of the policy, and, consequently, greater understanding of individual, institutional and organizational rights and obligations.

  3. End of term review. Guyana national HIV/AIDS strategy 2007-2011

    The End of Term Review of the 2007-2011, National HIV/AIDS Strategic Plan confirms the significant progress made in achieving universal access to HIV/AIDS prevention, treatment, care and support programmes in Guyana. The End of Term review process was commissioned by the Ministry of Health, National AIDS Programme Secretariat with the main objective of reviewing programme progress according to the agreed priority areas and activities, and indicators and targets. …

  4. Caribbean cooperation in health phase III (CCH III). Regional health framework 2010-2015

    The goal of the Caribbean Cooperation in Health is to improve health and wellbeing, develop the productive potential of the people, and the competitive advantage of the region. This framework is a response to the commitments made by the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Heads of Government in regional and international declarations and policy guidelines. This framework represents a comprehensive helath and development strategy for the region.

  5. HIV/AIDS behaviour change communication: Strategy for Guyana 2006-2010

    This National behaviour change communication (BCC) Strategy for HIV/AIDS for Guyana has been developed at the request of the Ministry of Health (MOH) of the Government of Guyana (GOG). …

  6. National policy for orphans and other vulnerable children

    The goal of this policy is to ensure that all children who are orphaned or vulnerable achieve their full potential through the creation of a supportive environment that upholds their right to survival, development, protection and participation. Five interlinked strategies will be used to guide the actions. 1. …

  7. 2004-2009 The Guyana HIV/AIDS Reduction and Prevention Project, GHARP

    This report outlines the major activities and achievements of the Guyana HIV/AIDS Reduction and Prevention (GHARP) Project (2004-09). …

  8. The Guyana national HIV prevention principles, standards and guidelines

    In Guyana, the National AIDS Programme Secretariat of the Ministry of Health (NAPS/MOH) is the national HIV coordinating authority that leads the way in strengthening the national HIV prevention response, whilst ensuring that those most vulnerable to HIV infection and those living with HIV are meaningfully involved in this response. As indicated by the Minister of Health, good quality HIV prevention standards are necessary for building an HIV prevention infrastructure. …

  9. National monitoring and evaluation plan for the multi-sectoral response to HIV/AIDS in Guyana

    The specific purpose of the National M&E Plan include the following: To promote the importance of routine monitoring and systematic data collection to better inform decision making in the further planning of HIV-related activities; To better understand program trends and impacts as they relate to the National Strategic Plan; To secure future funding for HIV interventions by successfully meeting reporting requirements of partners.

  10. Education sector school health, nutrition and HIV and AIDS strategic plan 2008-2012

    This Education Sector School Health, Nutrition and HIV and AIDS Strategic plan (2008-2012) has been drafted in line with the newly produced Education Sector Policy on School Health, Nutrition and HIV and AIDS. The overarching principle that has guided the drafting both of the policy and the strategic plan has been Guyana's commitment to the achievement of Education for All. In pursuit of this, the strategic plan has been developed in order to improve the education, health and nutrition of school children, teachers and members of the education sector in Guyana. …

  11. Education sector policy on school health, nutrition and HIV and AIDS

    In line with the Revised National Policy Document on HIV and AIDS in Guyana (2006) the Ministry of Education (MOE) seeks to play its part in the multisectoral response that is needed if the epidemic is to be overcome. The policy also seeks to contribute to a stronger presence of the education sector in the Government of Guyana's multi-sectoral response to HIV and AIDS, as outlined in the Guyana National HIV and AIDS Strategy 2007-2011. …

  12. Revised national policy document on HIV/AIDS in Guyana

    The first case of AIDS in Guyana was reported in 1987 and up to the end of 2004, a cumulative total of three thousand, three hundred and fifty-four (3,354) cases were recorded. Of these, one thousand, nine hundred and ninety-one (1,991) were males; one thousand two hundred and fifty-eight (1,258) were females while one hundred and five (105) cases were of unknown /unrecorded sex. An estimated eighty-one (81%) percent of cases occur in persons between the ages 20-49, with the most affected age group being those in the 25-29 age grouping. …

  13. National Strategic Plan For HIV/AIDS 2002-2006

    This document is the result of a review of implementation of the National AIDS Programme Strategic Plan 1999-2001, together with the input of a wide cross section of Government Ministry Officials, NGOs, legal profession, Persons Living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHAs), religious organisations, UN and other international and bilateral agencies. The 1999-2001 strategic plan was comprehensive, but suffered from an insufficiency of resources, human, technological and financial, for its execution. …

  14. Guyana national HIV/AIDS strategy 2007-2011

    The National Strategic Plan 2007-2011 seeks to harmonise and align the resources and responses of all its partners to ensure that they meet Guyana's National Priorities. It is intended to strategically guide the future direction of Guyana's National HIV/AIDS Response since it outlines the basic approaches, principles, strategic priorities, objectives and strategic activities. …

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