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HIV and AIDS

The Country has low HIV prevalence. But, behavioral studies show that those at most risk of HIV transmission engage in high-risk behaviors. For this reason, HIV prevention services need further expansion, with a focus on improved access and quality.

Through the UN Theme Group on AIDS and the Joint UN Team on AIDS, UNAIDS and its co-sponsors continue to provide support to increase the national capacities to address HIV/AIDS through a coordinated response and implementation of the Three Ones principle:

  • One agreed HIV/AIDS Action Framework that provides the basis for coordinating the work of all partners.
  • One National AIDS Coordinating Authority, with a broad based multi-sector mandate.
  • One agreed country level Monitoring and Evaluation System.

Involved are the head of agencies of UNDP, UNICEF, UNHCR, WHO, IOM, UNIFEM, UNFPA and WB.

For the latest update on the work of the Group, see the newsletter

 

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