HIV/AIDS

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The HIV Epidemic and the Education Sector in sub-Saharan Africa

This issue paper lists ways in which the HIV epidemic intersects with the educational system in a simple way. The findings suggest that there is little direct information on the impact of the HIV epidemic on human resources directly employed in education in developing countries. more

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Poverty and HIV in Sub-Saharan Africa

The paper talks about the two-pronged relations between HIV and AIDS and poverty. The findings suggest that the epidemic erodes the community coping capacities and intensifies the poverty. more

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Kyrgyzstan: Protecting the privacy and dignity of people living with HIV and AIDS

By Larisa Bashmakova and Jyldyz Kuvatova Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan – When he learned that he had acquired HIV from injecting drugs, 35-year-old Mirlan (not his real name) sought help from the Regional AIDS Prevention Centre in Jalalabad, Kyrgyzstan. One day in 2005, television reporters showed up with amore

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Leveraging knowledge in managing Global Fund grants

As part of its work with the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria, UNDP has launched a country-to-country support mechanism—under which an expert from one country travels to another receiving its first Global Fund grant to support key implementation processes such as financing,more

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Responding to the HIV Epidemic in Ethiopia

Ethiopia’s HIV crisis Ethiopia’s first cases of HIV were reported in 1986 and the disease rapidly spread. By 2009, an estimated 1.1 million Ethiopians were living with HIV but the country had limited resources and capacity to address the epidemic. In the late 1990s the Government launched a majormore

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HIV and AIDS

As co-sponsor of UNAIDS, UNDP recognizes that AIDS impacts countries’ progress towards achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). As such, UNDP's response to the AIDS epidemic stems from its human development, poverty reduction and governance mandates.

 

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