Enabling effective voluntary counselling and testing for MSM

This paper is intended to explain what we know about men who have sex with men (MSM) and Volunteer Counseling and Testing (VCT) in China and describe the serious risk that HIV presents to this group. It also aims to illustrate the invaluable role community based organizations can play in more


Essential Actions on Gender and AIDS

This pamphlet outlines a series of steps and processes for country-level stakeholders to accelerate and expand action on gender equality in order to strengthen national responses to AIDS. The Essential Actions pamphlet is drawn from the document Gender Guidance for National AIDS Responses, more


Europe and CIS Regional Human Development Report 2008

The human cost of social exclusion   The report draws on data from an innovative six-country research study conducted by UNDP together with Oxford University researchers and local social research institutes and organisations of people living with HIV that looked at exclusion in the health, more


Evaluation of the Joint UNDP/ World Bank/ UNAIDS programme on mainstreaming HIV

This report assesses the progress of the UNDP/World Bank/UNAIDS Joint Programme on mainstreaming HIV and AIDS into development processes (hereafter the Mainstreaming Programme). The programme was developed in response to recommendation 1.2 of the ‘Global Task Team on AIDS co-ordination among more


Examination of Pharmaceutical Patents: Developing a Public Health Perspective

This report highlights the importance of examining pharmaceutical patents from a public health perspective and contributes to the discussion on suitable guidelines for patent examiners. The report is an outcome of a seminar, jointly organized by UNDP and WHO, held in South Africa. more

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