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Hoping and Coping: A Call for Action- The Capacity Challenge of HIV in LDCs

Publication describes the human and institutional capacity challenges posed by HIV/AIDS epidemic, illustrating why Least Developed Countries (LDCs) are particularly vulnerable and why urgent action is needed. more

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Identification of Critical areas - Malawi Public Service Capacity Replenishment

This report presents the outcome of the study on the identification of critical areas for capacity replenishment in the public service. The study covered five selected institutions, namely; Ministries of Agriculture, Irrigation, and Food Security Education, Science and Technology, Health and more

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Innovative Approaches - UN in Vietnam: Delivering as One: HIV and the Law in Vietnam

This report reviews Vietnam's experiences in HIV and the Law through Delivering as One (DaO) initiative. Since 2007, Viet Nam has been one of the eight pilot countries for DaO initiative, under which all UN agencies and organizations join together under one leader (the UN Resident Coordinator), one more

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Joint Programme on Integrating AIDS into PRSPs: A Review of Experiences

This report is a progress review of experiences of Ethiopia, Ghana, Mali, Rwanda, Senegal, Tanzania, Zambia in 1st round of the Joint UNDP, World Bank, UNAIDS Secretariat Programme to strengthen capacity in integrating AIDS into poverty reduction strategies. more

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Leadership Development Programme Implementation Guide

Implementation guide is a tool that contains useful information for HIV/AIDS Group members, coaches, UNDP Country Offices and interested partners who will be rolling out Leadership Development Programmes. The Programme aims to develop thousands of leaders around the world, allow them to explore more

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Lesotho Human Development Report 2006

The report presents a robust analysis of how HIV, poverty and food insecurity are mutually reinforcing one another in Lesotho, and threatening to thwart its progress towards achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). more

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MDG-Consistent HIV/AIDS Costing Model for Asia and the Pacific: User Manual

This is a manual for estimating the total cost of HIV/AIDS responses using the MDG-consistent HIV/AIDS Costing Model or the MDG Model. more

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Malawi Human Development Report 2005

The report analyzes impact of AIDS on human development in Malawi by looking at standard of living and well-being and economic productivity. The report is intended to contribute towards Malawi's growth and development strategy. more

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Migration, Mobility and HIV: A rapid Assessment of risks and vulnerabilities in the Pacific

The report "Migration, Mobility and HIV: A rapid Assessment of risks and vulnerabilities in the Pacific" provides a  rapid assessment of migration and mobility as key influences on the distribution and spread of HIV in the Pacific.  The report is expected to contribute to the more

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Mozambique Human Development Report 2007 on HIV and AIDS

The Mozambique Human Development Report 2007 on HIV and AIDS discusses general status of the epidemic, different facets, causes, its evolution and impact on various sectors of the economy. Report discusses the national response to the pandemic, including awareness raising and openness, especially more

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Nigeria Human Development Report 2004

The report takes a look at HIV and AIDS in Nigeria and its effect on the dimensions of human development including the capacity for people to lead long and healthy lives, to be knowledgeable and to have a decent standard of living. more

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Regional Report on HIV 2005 - Meeting the Challenge

This report seeks to communicate some of the impressive achievements accomplished through the collective efforts of UNDP, governments, UN partners, the private sector and committed individuals and civil societies in Eastern Europe and the CIS. more

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Roadmap on mainstreaming gender into national HIV strategies and plans

On Course will assist governments, civil society and other HIV actors to make clear, concerted and sustainable efforts to address multi-dimensional gender and human rights issues in their national HIV efforts and support increased capacity to achieve gender equality results. On Course is designed more

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Saving Lives Saving Money: Private Sector’s Response to HIV-AIDS in Arab States

The report emphasizes the need for greater involvement of private sector in AIDS response. Even though it is undeniable that certain private entities could provide a crucial support to the mobilization of financial resources, this point of view is only one part of the story and does not fully more

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South Asian Regional Human Development Report: HIV/AIDS and Development

This Report is the first attempt to examine the dynamics of HIV and human development through a common lens, and suggests possible arenas for action that may lie outside a strictly epidemiological approach. The analysis in the Report indicates that the two-way relationship between ill health and more

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Taking action against HIV and AIDS

Jointly produced by IPU, UNDP and UNAIDS, this Handbook is a call to action for parliamentary leadership and a reference book for parliamentarians providing information and guidance on issues of importance in the response to HIV. The Handbook is designed to help parliamentarians to exercise fully more

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The Challenge of HIV and AIDS: UNDP's Response to the Epidemic in China

This fact sheet briefly discusses challenges of HIV in China and UNDP responses. UNDP, as a cosponsor of the United Nations Joint Programme on AIDS (2007-2010) in China, is complementing the work of other UN agencies by applying its unique resources to address specific HIV-related challenges more

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The Socio-Economic Impact of HIV at the Household Level in Asia: A Regional Analysis

Despite impressive gains in the response to the HIV epidemic in Asia and the Pacific, a notable weakness of the national responses in the region has been the inadequate efforts to mitigate the social and economic impact of the epidemic on people living with HIV, and their households.   One of more

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The Socio-Economic Impact of HIV at the Household Level in Asia: A Regional Analysis of the Impact on Women and Girls

Discussion regarding the vulnerability of women and girls to HIV in Asia and the Pacific is too often grounded in ideologies, as well as too often based on weak or biased analysis of available data. However, we do know that HIV among women and girls has seemingly reached a plateau of approximately more

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The Socioeconomic Impact of HIV at the Household Level in Cambodia

Within Cambodia, the past decade has seen a continuous decline of HIV prevalence, thanks to strong political leadership, generous donor support, and the tireless efforts of civil society and the private sector. The results of this partnership have been impressive. Despite such achievements, there more