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UNDP Strategy on HIV, Health and Development

The strategy elaborates UNDP's response to address social, cultural and economic determinants of HIV and Health. UNDP has an important role in supporting health outcomes by helping countries to address the social, cultural and economic determinants of HIV and health, in partnership with UN systemmore

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UNDP and UNAIDS Policy brief on Criminalization of HIV Transmission

UNDP and UNAIDS have developed a policy brief on criminalization of HIV Transmission. The policy brief urges governments to limit criminalization of HIV to cases of intentional transmission. It advocates for non application of criminal law to cases where there is no significant risk ofmore

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Update on UA Now!

Update on Universal Access for Women and Girls Now! The original story was posted on December 2009. Under UA Now, UNDP is providing support to countries for addressing barriers to universal access to HIV prevention, treatment, care and support for women and girls. more

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Upscaling Community Conversations in Ethiopia

The document discusses the results of Community Conversations in terms of empowering communities at the grass roots level to engage in open discussions about HIV/AIDS and to take innovative steps to reverse the spread of the epidemic, including behavioural change. more

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Using Competition Law to Promote Access to Medicine

This resource provides practical guidance on using competition law and policy in LMIC settings to increase access to affordable health technologies. The guidebook provides a number of model interpretations of key aspects of competition law, and uses country case studies to examine the successesmore

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Using TRIPS flexibilities to improve access to HIV treatment

This paper reviews how countries can successfully use the flexibilities of the World Trade Organization (WTO) Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) to increase access to HIV treatment. more

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WHO report on Prevention and Treatment of HIV among MSM and transgender groups

The report is an outcome of WHO's technical consultation meeting on the prevention and treatment of HIV and other sexually transmitted infections among men who have sex with men and transgender groups. The meeting discussed the role that the health sector can and should play in addressingmore

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We Care: What You and Your Family Should Know

The objective of the We Care initiative is to stimulate reflection and discussions on the HIV/AIDS epidemic and its underlying causes, thus generating appropriate action and enhancing the capacity of UN country teams to support staff members and dependants who are affected and/or living withmore

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Women’s Property Rights as an AIDS Response: Emerging Efforts in South Asia

The International Center for Research on Women (ICRW) conducted research in South Asia on emerging efforts to promote women's inheritance and property rights in response to AIDS. This special edition, with input from UNDP, includes a supplementary discussion on the current state of HIV in themore

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You and AIDS

The Asia Pacific region's vulnerability to HIV stems from a variety of factors that are mainly rooted in extreme forms of inequality. One of them is the increasing population mobility experienced by most of the countries in the region. Evidence clearly suggests that unsafe mobility often leadsmore