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HIV TB MalariaEpidemiology 
With the rate of new HIV infections in Africa still outpacing the rate at which Africans are able to access antiretroviral therapy, HIV/AIDS will remain for the foreseeable future an unprecedented economic, social, and human challenge to the region. More
HIV TB MalariaSystems Strengthening

HIV TB MalariaMultisectoral Response

HIV TB MalariaCivil Society 
Civil Society—non-governmental organizations, faith-based groups, trade unions, indigenous people’s groups, charitable organizations, community groups, and foundations, among others—has emerged as a major force in international development As part of this movement, civil society has also been a key stakeholder in addressing HIV/AIDS in Africa.More
Impact EvalImpact Evaluation
The need to identify effective prevention, treatment, and care interventions is increasingly critical in the global effort to reverse the trend of HIV/AIDS infections. Evidence to guide results-based policy on both treatment and prevention will heighten the ability to structure HIV/AIDS programs in response to the epidemic in sub-Saharan Afric. More
HIV TB MalariaKnowledge Sharing
The World Bank has long considered knowledge sharing important for development. The Bank therefore committed to being a "global knowledge bank,” and reinforced its focus on knowledge and learning by naming them as one of the institution's six strategic directions. More
  • Capacity building, consultations and workshops
  • BBLs
  • MAP Stories (good practices)
Gender and HIVGender and HIV/AIDS 
Today, we have a better understanding of the HIV/AIDS epidemic and its transmission than at any time in the past. We know that there is not one global epidemic but rather many different epidemics. We also are more conscious that in Africa it has disproportionately hit women and young girls. There, some 61 percent of those living with HIV/AIDS are women (UNAIDS 2007) — compared to 50 percent globally. Young women 15- to 25-years-old are three times more likely to be HIV positive than young men in the same age group (UNAIDS 2006). More

Vulnerable GroupsVulnerable Groups 
Coming soon. 

  • Orphans
  • CSWs
  • HIV/AIDS and Disability
  • Prison Populations
HIV TB MalariaHIV/AIDS, TB & Malaria 


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