HIV, Health and Development

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  • UNDP-Global-Fund-Annual-Report-2014-2015UNDP-Global-Fund-Annual-Report-2014-2015Jul 31, 2015The 2014-2015 UNDP Global Fund Annual Report provides an analysis of the overall status of UNDP’s Partnership with the Global Fund and strategic opportunities moving forward.

  • An HIV milestone achieved in CubaAn HIV milestone achieved in CubaJul 10, 2015This is a momentous moment for us working in Cuba. <BR><BR> The World Health Organization recently declared that Cuba had eliminated the transmission of HIV and syphilis from mother to child. Cuba is the first country to reach this goal and it is a great milestone for us. But it is also a landmark in the response to HIV globally. <BR><BR> How was Cuba able to achieve this? <BR><BR> Cuba’s comprehensive health system is available for all Cuban citizens equally, and is effective in integrating the health care of mothers and children with the management of HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases.

  • Experts call for more rights based, evidence informed drug control policiesJul 2, 2015Evidence shared at the two-day consultation revealed that drug laws, policies and enforcement activities intersect with, and have consequences for, a broad spectrum of human rights issues, including public health, arbitrary detention without due process, forced labour and women and children’s rights.

  • Addressing the Development Dimensions of Drug PolicyAddressing the Development Dimensions of Drug PolicyJun 18, 2015Evidence shows that in many countries, drug control policies and related enforcement activities focused on reducing supply and demand have had little effect in eradicating production or problematic drug use.

  • Helen Clark: Speech on The New Global Development Agenda: Russia’s role in it and its partnership with UNDP, Golden Collection LectureHelen Clark: Speech on The New Global Development Agenda: Russia’s role in it and its partnership with UNDP, Golden Collection LectureJun 10, 2015Moscow, Russia

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