By Jai P Narain

ISBN-10: 0761932240

ISBN-13: 9780761932246

ISBN-10: 0761932259

ISBN-13: 9780761932253

This quantity discusses the numerous advances in HIV learn, new tasks and their promise for software within the Asian quarter. It highlights the severe desire for nationwide dedication and sufficient assets, and for addressing the underlying HIV-risk comparable behaviours and vulnerabilities. The individuals additionally study the concept that of accomplished care - from domestic and from the neighborhood to the institutional point - in addition to delivering brand new details on HIV drug and vaccine improvement.

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Local resource mobilisation could involve NGOs, the private sector, community and religious leaders, and academic communities. Sharing of effective approaches and success stories will indicate which approaches or strategies have worked in local situations and whether these could be replicated with appropriate changes, such as the 100 per cent condom use programme among sex workers. To provide comprehensive care for HIV/AIDS-infected persons and their families, a continuum of care model is being promoted.

WHO Support to National Programmes The WHO Special Programme on AIDS, and later the Global Programme on AIDS (GPA), was officially established on 1 February 1987 with the responsibility for the urgent mobilisation of national and international efforts, and resources for global AIDS prevention and control. The AIDS epidemic was defined as a world health problem of extraordinary scale and extreme urgency, representing an unprecedented challenge to public health services in the world. The global AIDS strategy was endorsed unanimously by the World Health Assembly in May 1987, and presented to the World Summit of Ministers of Health in London.

Speech by Peter Piot, UNAIDS Executive Director, United Nations University, Tokyo, 2 October. ——— (2002a). Report on the global HIV/AIDS epidemic 2002. Geneva: UNAIDS. ——— (2002b). HIV/AIDS and uniformed services: Fact sheet No. 3. Geneva: UNAIDS. ——— (2003). AIDS epidemic update. December. UNAIDS, Global Business Council on HIV/AIDS and Prince of Wales Business Leaders’ Forum (2000). The business response to HIV/AIDS: Impact and lessons learned. Geneva. UNDP (1994). Human development report 1994.

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