AIDS and sexually transmitted diseases

A group of men and women from the Region The WHO regional HIV/AIDS and sexually transmitted diseases programme addresses acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS), human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and sexually transmitted infections (STIs).

The programme supports Member States to strengthen their health sector response, develop national capacity and scale up all aspects of HIV/STI prevention, treatment and care

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Regional consultation on strengthening the role of civil society organizations in the regional and national response to viral hepatitis

5 February 2018 – A one-day consultative meeting was held in Cairo, Egypt, on 20 December 2017 which focused on strengthening the role of civil society in national and the regional...

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In focus

World AIDS Day 2017

HIV testing in countries of the Eastern Mediterranean Region is available mostly through public health facilities and nongovernmental organizations. Encouragingly, community-based testing programmes are operating in an increasing number in some countries. Pakistan, Egypt, the Islamic Republic of Iran, Morocco and Sudan have been working on increasing testing services through...

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