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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 ofmore

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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 approximatelymore

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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, theremore

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The women and wealth ProjeCt: Empowering positive women through social enterprises

The Women and Wealth Project Results Assessment details the experiences of this innovative pilot project that sought to empower and improve the well-being of women living with HIV through the development of social enterprises that would provide a livelihood and a safe working environment free ofmore

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Threat Posed by the Economic Crisis to Universal Access to HIV Services for Migrants

Issued jointly by the UN Development Programme (UNDP), the International Labor Organization (ILO) and the Joint Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), “The Threat Posed by the Economic Crisis to Universal Access to HIV Services for Migrants” makes predictions on migration policies and HIV/AIDS programmesmore

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Trade, Trade Agreement and Non-Communicable Diseases in the Pacific Islands

This report summarises the proceedings of the Sub-Regional Workshop on “Trade, Trade Agreements and Non-Communicable Diseases” held in Nadi, Fiji Islands, 11-14 February 2013. The event was sponsored by SPC, C-POND, UNDP Pacific Centre and WHO. The report was jointly prepared by the four agenciesmore

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Turning Gender and HIV Commitments into Action for Results

This is an update of the Universal Access for Women and Girls Now! published in December 2009. This report highlights key 2009 interagency initiatives, all of which operate at the intersection of gender equality, women’s empowerment and HIV. more

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UNDP Regional Report on HIV/AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa

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 Sub-Saharan Africa. more

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UNDP Regional Report on HIV/AIDS-Latin America & Caribbean

This report looks at what UNDP has accomplished over the last few years in addressing HIV/AIDS in the Latin American and Caribbean region , through global and regional programmes, and as a cosponsor of UNAIDS. more

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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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Ukraine Human Development Report, 2003

The document highlights the extraordinary threat to Ukraine’s security posed by HIV/AIDS, as well as the opportunity to act now to head off a full-scale epidemic, while at the same time addressing related issues in gender, poverty, and governance. more

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Understanding Link between Development Planning and HIV-AIDS- Sub-Saharan Africa

The document examines the various aspects of development and its linkage to HIV in the region. The document analyses how development planning, over time, has facilitated or inhibited national responses to HIV/AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa. more

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Understanding and acting on critical enablers and development synergies for strategic investments

The AIDS response needs a people-centred investment approach so that returns are maximized. For the response, the returns are clear - zero new infections, zero discrimination and zero AIDS-related deaths. AIDS-related investments must be smart and produce results for people; results that matter –more

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Universal Health Coverage in the Post-2015 Development Agenda

This issue brief highlights human rights and social determinants as key consideration for any succesful discussions and implementation of Universal Health Coverage. The issue brief also discusses the post-2015 discussion and implications for UHC and what role can UNDP play. more

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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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Women and HIV in the Asia-Pacific Region: A Development Practitioner’s Guide

In Asia and the Pacific, the impact of HIV is most evident at the household level, where once again, women are at the fore. Women, as caregivers, workers and surviving spouses, generally bear the brunt of the often devastating consequences of HIV. This practitioner’s guide builds on experience frommore

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Women, HIV, Property and Inheritance Rights: The Case of Ethiopia

The research explores what are the key economic, social and political factors that discriminate against orpromote women's property and inheritance rights and What sort of gender specific insecurities have emerged from the rapidly spreading HIV/AIDS epidemic in Ethiopia. more

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Zambia Human Development Report 2007 on HIV and AIDS

Zambia Human Development Report 2007 focuses on the sixth Millennium Development Goal (MDG), which is combating HIV and AIDS, malaria and other diseases. It particularly emphasises enhancing household capacity to respond to HIV and AIDS. more

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Zimbabwe Human Development Report 2003

The report explores extensively the link between HIV and AIDS and development dynamics (both level and pattern of development). The Report concludes that “reducing socio-economic vulnerability in the population at large is paramount to effective combating of the HIV and AIDS epidemic”. more

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choicesmagazine

In this issue of UNDP's Choices Magazine, World Leaders speak out on HIV/AIDS: From Botswana, India, Jamaica, Lesotho, Peru, Poland and Viet Nam. The magazine also feature stories on confronting HIV/AIDS in Botswana, Haiti, Poland, Romania, Thailand, Yemen, Zimbabwe and the Caribbean, as well asmore