Priority interventions HIV/AIDS prevention, treatment and care in the health sector
WHO August 2008
Available online as PDF file [128p.] at: http://www.who.int/hiv/pub/priority_interventions_web.pdf
XVII International AIDS Conference, 3-8 August 2008, Mexico City -(official website)
WHO launches new HIV/AIDS guide to help countries reach universal access, at the XVII International AIDS Conference in
, the World Health Organization (WHO) launched a package of priority interventions designed to help low- and middle-income countries move towards universal access to HIV/AIDS prevention, treatment, care and support. Mexico City
“…. a compilation of WHO-recommended priority HIV/AIDS health-sector interventions. It includes everything from how to expand condom programming to the latest in treatment recommendations, guidelines and standards. The publication is designed to be a 'living' web-based document that will be periodically updated with new recommendations based on the rapidly evolving experience of the health-sector response..
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Towards universal access - Scaling up priority HIV/AIDS interventions in the health sector
Progress report June 2008: http://www.who.int/entity/hiv/pub/towards_universal_access_report_2008.pdf
NEW ADVOCACY ORGANIZATION FOR THE GLOBAL FUND IN
7 August 2008 --
Friends of the Global Fund Latin America will be a leading advocate for programs supported by the Global Fund in
Friends Latin America is the latest such organization to be established since the Global Fund’s creation in 2002 and joins a network of associations around the world including the
A high priority for Friends Latin America, which will be based in
The Global Fund has already committed more than US$ 1 billion in grant money for programs to fight the three diseases in Latin America and the
About 1.7 million people were living with HIV/AIDS in the region and approximately 140,000 new HIV infections and 65,000 deaths related to HIV/AIDS were reported in 2007. Tuberculosis is also widespread with some 230,000 new cases and relapses reported in 2006. HIV/TB co-infection is the leading cause of death for people living with HIV/AIDS.
A Colombian health foundation, Fundacion Santa Fe de Bogota, will provide administrative and logistical support for the Friends’ association…….”
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