This monograph makes recommendations regarding HIV/AIDS-related policy development worldwide. It emphasizes the importance of good leadership at every level to overcome this epidemic. The monograph reviews the global epidemiology and overall impact of HIV/AIDS. It makes recommendations about how to improve HIV/AIDS care and prevention programs through healthcare and political policies and emphasizes the need to protect human rights and solve, nationally and internationally, the many disparities that fuel this epidemic.
This document for health service organizations outlines a comprehensive strategy for management of human resources for TB control, specifies the role of national TB programs, and the support by international organizations and agencies. Neglect of human resource development has been identified as one of the main constraints to rapid expansion of DOTS and for many years has been synonymous with organizing training courses. This document provides a strategic approach to training or better human resource development beyond the organization of training courses.
This information sheet describes HHS/CDC's Global AIDS Program (GAP). Under he direction of the U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator’s Office, the CDC Global AIDS Program (GAP) is a partner in the unified U.S. Government (USG) effort to implement the President’s Emergency Plan for IDS Relief (the Emergency Plan).
This pamphlet provides information on acquiring medication for treating the HIV through the AIDS Medicine and Diagnostics Services (AMDS). This is a network that increases access to HIV/AIDS treatment by improving supplies of antiretroviral drugs and diagnostics in developing countries. The pamphlet lists AMDS partners, its goals and activities, training programs by AMDS and partners, prices of antiretroviral drugs, and information on procurement. The pamphlet also gives contact information for AMDS.
This report discusses interventions to control the HIV epidemic in Central Asia at national and regional levels. It explains that four different epidemics exist in Central Asia: drug use, STDs, HIV, and TB, and that these increase the vulnerability of countries in Central Asia to an HIV/AIDS crisis over the next twenty years. The report examines critical gaps that need to be addressed.
This report discusses the origin of the system of the “Three Ones” and evaluates how these principles have worked in the fight against HIV/AIDS. The "Three Ones" refer to the guiding principles agreed upon in April 2004 by partners engaged in the global, national, and local responses to AIDS; specifically, to have one national AIDS action framework, one national AIDS coordinating authority, and one country-level system for monitoring and evaluation. By implementing the "Three Ones", a country response could be improved.