HIV, Health and Development


Rapid Assessment: Healthcare waste component of Global Fund HIV, TB and Malaria projects

UNDP has been a strategic partner of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria for the last 10 years.   In order to deepen the understanding of the environmental impact caused by waste created through its Global Fund project implementations, onsite assessments were conducted inmore


Addressing social, economic and environmental determinants of health and the health divide in the context of sustainable human development

In order to maximize potential benefits for both health and development, and to prioritize areas for action, it is necessary to take specific steps to integrate health and development.   This publication has resulted as part of a project initiated by the UNDP Regional Bureau for Europe and themore


Руководство: Внедрение, укрепление и расширение юридических услуг, связанных с ВИЧ

2013 - Этот инструментарий является практическим ресурсом, с помощью которого можно повышать качество и усиливать воздействие юридических услуг, связанных с ВИЧ, а также расширять их доступность. Он содержит рекомендации для: разработки и расширения сферы предоставления юридических услуг, связанныхmore


Living with HIV in Eastern Europe and Central Asia

There are some 1.5 million people living with HIV across the cities and towns of Eastern Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS)  according to UNAIDS estimates, representing the full spectrum and diversity of the region. All are very different from one another, yet all sharemore


Carbon footprint of UNDP Global Fund health initiatives in Montenegro and Tajikistan

Leading by example – UNDP starts carbon emissions measurement and reduction of its Global Fund grant operations. This full technical report provides a detailed methodological description together with a narrative of the UNDP administered Global Fund HIV/AIDS and Tuberculosis initiatives inmore

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Our work on HIV, health and development

According to the 2012 UNAIDS Report, the number of people living with HIV in Eastern Europe and Central Asia has almost tripled since 2001 and reached an estimated total of 1.4 million in 2011 compared with 970,000 in 2001.


AIDS-related deaths continue to rise in the region. There were an estimated 92,000 AIDS-related deaths in 2011 compared with 76,000 in 2005.


Drug-resistant tuberculosis (TB) is also a significant health issue, with approximately 81,000 people in the region with drug-resistant TB (World Health Organization). Most do not receive proper diagnosis and treatment. Malaria is also a health issue that affects countries in Central Asia.


UNDP’s HIV work focuses on: addressing human rights and laws, women and girls, and at risk populations such as injecting drug users, sex workers, men who have sex with men and migrants.


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