Resources on HIV & AIDS

This Political Declaration on HIV/AIDS represents a consensus of Heads of State and Government and leaders from all parts of the world at the end of the General Assembly’s High-Level review on AIDS in June 2006.

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Preventing HIV/AIDS among adolescents is a challenging task that touches upon several controversial policy and cultural issues. Nevertheless, it is an absolutely crucial task, as more and more young people are being infected with the deadly virus each day. As several countries have shown, effective prevention programming includes integrating advocacy, behaviour change communication and educational strategies with other policy and service components.

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In order to assist in putting general guidance on HIV and infant feeding into practice in countries, HIV and Infant Feeding: Guidelines for Decision-makers was revised in 2003 by WHO, UNAIDS, UNICEF and UNFPA with valuable inputs from NGOs, researchers, and government officials.

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A summary of the Global Survey that includes responses from 169 countries on the measures they have taken to implement the Cairo Programme of Action in the fields of population and development, gender equality, women's empowerment, reproductive rights and health and HIV/AIDS.

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Many programme planners still find it challenging to develop effective programmes for youth. Many have exciting ideas, but lack evidence of successful programmes, clear guidelines on innovative principles, and strategies for sustainability, all of which would facilitate the implementation of their initiatives.

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This is one in a series of specialized international Guides developed as a response to the increasing need to measure the implementation and effectiveness of national HIV programmes

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Exploring relationships between economic, HIV infection and reproductive health among women and adolescent girls, and gender-based violence.

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The Guidelines for HIV/AIDS Interventions in Emergency Settings have been developed by the Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC) Task force on HIV/AIDS in Emergency Settings to respond to the growing concern for the development of a more specific response to HIV/AIDS in crises.

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This training manual is aimed to encourage policy makers, programmers in the field and development practitioners to recognize the complex social, cultural and economic factors in HIV prevention.

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Like the other case studies featured in this series, this demonstrates the importance of integrating HIV interventions and sexual and reproductive health care.

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